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TJ& SEJ3AUA WKFIKiilL" BAZOO, DECEMBER 1 7, 1889.
TH STOCKMEN'S MEETING- Coleman's Rur.-1 World. When the stockmen of Missouri ! we snau expect 10 develop a deal of very valuable lnfor - mation of practical use to the agricultural interests or toe en tire state. It will not be a meeting of one interest as of cattle or hogs, horses or sheep, but a gathering of men rep resenting all interests, and of repre sentative men at that. It i3 to be a practical meeting of experienced men come together to take a comprehensive view of things in whieh they are in terested, and wifh the intention of discussiDg one thing at a time exhaus tively, and not touching another until the first is concluded. The idea is that agriculture is to-day at alow ebb, that many crops do not pay to pro duce at the price they are sold for, that some pay better than others, that we do not know what crops nav and what do not, because we Keep no ac counts, that some of our methods have outlived their day of usefulness and need changing, that other meth ods might be introduced in their place by which the farmer can make more money at a les3 expenditure of time, labor and means ; and that, as farm ers, we do not come together in a practical way, as practical men, in search of practical results often enough. It would be impossible at this time to formulate a programme so as to indicate the subjects to be submitted to the meeting and d'scussed by it, but it is the determination that it shall be for business, and that no side issue will be introduced or considered. By the time the cattle situation in all its bearings has been exhaustively dis cussed, it is hoped new light will have 1 been shed on that subject uppermost in the minds of so many thousands of breeders and feeJers, buyers and ship pers, and that they will see their way more clearly to a solution of the prob lems which beset them. In this matter of breeding and handling cat tle wiU be found many interesting questions, not the least of which will be that of proper and economic rations for different ages; the propriety of grading cattle by breeding only to thoroughbred bulls, and entirely ignoring the scrubs, and leaving them to be produced on the plains and in Mexico, thus securing better feeders, earlier maturity, more economic pro ductions and greater weights; the question of transportation and the identity Af interests subsisting be tween the ailroad companies and the farmers;!; . c problem of a distributing center, and the undesirability of ship ping too many to one destination ; how this is to be avoided, and com peting points discovered. The relation between what is known as the big four and the Chicago stock yards, and the railroads ought to come in for a full discussion, as also the question whether this modern innovation is of legitimate origin based on purely busi ness principles and within the pale of law, or a combination of unscrupulous monied men dominating the markets contrary to all law and to all justice. When all that pertains to the cattle industry has been discussed and set tled then it will be time to introduce the sheep breeding and wool growing problems. Here, the reader may sup pose, will be an opportunity for in troducing the tariff question and of listening to the oft repeated stories based upon the theories of those for or against, but the sheep breeding and wool growing business can be dis cussed on its merits, irrespective altogether of the tariff" question, and when all has been said that will be said, not one-tenth of vhat could be told will have been presented to the meeting. There are many very inter esting problems that might be con sidered in this coanection such as the relative profit in breeding for mutton and wool, the best lamb for market and the most economical method of preparing it in he rieht time so as to secure the best prices, the best meth ods of handling sheep in winter, the same in summer, how to avoid dis ease incident to sheep and how to treat and cure them, the best grass or grasses, the right soil, the lay of the land, other feeds than grass m summer and dry feed in winter, can we grow roots profitably , and dozens of other topics may be discussed having a bear ing on the successful prosecution of the sheep breeding and the wool growing industries. As we at present have no sheep breeders association in the State and as it devolves upon such a body to elect one or more mem hers to the national association, the question naturally arises as to whether this would not be a fit and proper time to resuscitate the old or form a new state society. The horsemen of the state have an association, but it represents only the trotting and pacing element. It is more than likely that quite a large number of these will be present, to gether with many who are interested in the draft, carriage and saddle classes. Many points could be con sidered if such were the case. The lUlHon seajon is near at hand, woeii lug ""jdncing what the limes and the mar- come together Jan. 15th at Sedaiia , ketg f tfae t bg and it two or thrtje hours were de voted to the consideration of the best horses to breed with a view of pro- hard, thaQ fitable- We - 4 . . -J , are too indinerent in Dreeams our mares as to what we are breeding to or breeding for, and the result is ap parent in the thousands of almost worthless plugs so commercial centers. Common in all One reason fori the unprofitableness of farming is in this indifference and neglect. We breed to a cheap horse because cheap and the result is seen in the produce. Cannot something be done to cor rect this habit and leach the propri ety of breeding only to the best ? But there are many other questions open to discussion connected with the horse business besides this, which might bo mentioned here had we room, and not the least of 'them is 1 tliQ Pel tYiot t-n niui.ii-Wir r f nun itta t are neglecting the draft, the carnage and the saddle horse for the trotter and the roadster. The horse men could entertain the meeting for a few houre very advantageously and pro fitably, and leave those present much better informed and wiser men to re turn to their homes to instruct their neighbors. And is it possible the swinemen rrom an over the otate coma not en tertain the assemblage three or four hours to considerable advantage ? Nay, is it not more than likely that nearly every man present could tell something of importance that would be new to the audience ? Not one man in a dozen has figured out the safest and surest method of feeding so as to ensure constitution, thrift, early maturity and hardiness : nor can one in ten tell which is the best combina tion of feeds for fatteniue and for meat, how to avoid swine diseases, or what, if anything, can be done for them when diseased. The hog is an important factor in our success or non success, and anything said or done calculated to open our eyes to better methods and surer ones, is so much gained in our stock and store of avail able information calculated to put money in our purse. And is there nothing can be said cal culated to benefit the average farmer from the dairy standpoint ? Here is one of our greatest weaknesses, a branch of business sadly neglected, and one of the surest when rightly and properly conducted, to lead to success and to profit. Much can and should be said of the various matters pertaining to the dairy part of farm ing, and if we are not very much mistaken, this part of the meeting will be found one of the most interesting and profitable. It will be the object of the promoters to see that ample provision is made for a full considera tion and discussion, that we may de termine whether or not there is room for encouragement and good prospects for safe and profitable enterprise. It will put the delegates to consid erable expense to attend the meeting, but we have no manner of doubt but the money and time so spent will be found the best investment any one has made or attempted this winter, and that the outcome will be as gratifying, as the meeting gives evi dence of being, successful. As two delegates are to be selected from every county, and as only representative men are supposed to be appointed, we cannot conceive of a finer body of brainy men ever being called together in the State, or one that gives promise of better results. Piles Piles Itching Piles. Symptoms Moisture; intense itching and stinging ; most at night : worse by scratching. If allowed to continue humors form, which often bleed and ulcerate, be- coming very sore, fcwavnes Umtraent stops the itching and bleeding, heals the ulceration and m most cases removes the- tumors. At druggists, or by mail, for 50 cents. Dr. Swayne v Son, Philadelphia Ex -Senator McGrath's Sen Killed, Kokomo, Ind., December 10 . Thomas J. McGrath, of St. Louis, and an employe of the plate glass company's works, at this place, was struck by a train on the Pan handle road at noon to-day, just outside the city limits' and instantly killed, bis body being thrown 40 feet down an em bankment and horribly bruised and man gled. He had just left the works and was crossing the track on his way home to dinner. It was raining and Jae had pulled his rubber coat over his heid to protect bimself,and did not hear the approach of the train. The unfortunate man was 25 years of age and leaves a wife and one child, the latter but three weeks old. The family came from New Albany, this Stats, and had been living here but a short time, and the wife was waiting at the gate and won dering why her husband did not come home, when she received the sad news. McGrath was a skilled workman and earned good wages. Rheumatism Can be Cared. It has baffled the skill of our best phy sicians and there are to-day more men, women and children suffering from this terrible disease than ever before, and the opinion seems universal that it is incura ble, but this is a mistaken idea for it can be cured by using as directed Hibbard's Rheumatic Syrup and Strengthening Plasters. Prepared by Rheumatic Syrup Co., Jackson, Mich.; price $1.00 per bottle, or six bottles for $5.00 j or, we will send it to any address on receipt of price, W. E. Babd, Druggist. Mr, Jacks on'8 Illness. The following from the Kansas C.ty Times relating to the illness of Dr. J. W. Jackson, who was formerly a well known and popular Sedalian, will be read with interest here : Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 9. Noth ing elicits more interest in a commun ity than the severe sickness of a prom inent and popular physician and sur- feeuil -Luc lcucai inucia ui jj. u. W. Jackson in this city demonstrates 1 that fact. In performing a charitable surgical operation on a poor woman a few weeks ago his system became in oculated with blood poison from a small abrasion of the skin ot his thumb, which caused his friends and family great uneasiness. Dr. Jackson is one of the most cheering and cheer ful men in the sick room I have seen a double concentrated ray of sun shine to the patient, almost banishing the idea of death from the sufferer and the family, creating hope, cour age andconfidence by the very way he acts. A servant has been kept con stantly engaged at the door of his res idence, answering the questions ef the inquiries and receiving baskets of flowers from his numerous female patients the young as well as the old, the poor as well as the rich. His room is as redolent of sweetness as a botanical garden. Sickness un der such circumstances is a blessing, as it makes u& see the better side of life that the good physician is ever looked upon as the trne Samaritan of life, and this should teach him that there is much good in humanity, be yond its bones to be sawed and its flesh to be cut. Physicians of all schools have proven to be his friends. At the crisis of his disease Dr. E. H. Gregory of St, Louis, the recognized surgery in the state, made a special trip to Kansas City to see him. Dr. Jackson's career as a physieian and surgeon has been so manly and hon orable that his success has excited no jealousies. His convalescence will be pleasant news to all. One of the mot beautiful articles ever published was written by George D. Prentice as an editorial in the old Louisville Journal November 8, 1866, after re covering from a prolonged illness. It is a gem of pathos, and is so ap plicable to this case that I ask for its reproduction: 'Our heart felt thanks are due to very many of our brethren lor their very kind notices of us during our late illness. Their sympathy soothed and cheered and strengthened us, It seemed to throw a calm and lovely light upon the world and make us wish to linger still among our fellow men, 'ihere is much that is beautiful and holy and hallowed in sickness. Its influences are purer and better than those of health Indeed the fee bleness of the body is often the health of the soul. We see and hear what we may not in the season of our physi cal strength. Myrad spirits of the air flutter over the dividing: line be- tweeu two worlds, uttering to mortal beings the words they have learned in heaven. As we move downward upon the sombre and mysterious pathway that leads to the door of the tomb, we behold, as from the debths of a shad owy well or cavern, the pale sereni ties of floating stars, all invisable in the glare of sunshine of the upper air, and their sacred and blessed light need never to fade from the spirit." Too Thin. New York World. A fat woman, with a very red face, got on a crowded Broadway car yesterday. She was so exceedingly fat that it was a great effort for her to stand at all, and ra. young man, as thin as she was stout, squeezed up out of his seat, and lifting his hat grace fully invited her to sit down. The fat lady looked him over with a contemptuous glint in her eyes, and then, in a loud and angry tone, said : "Young man, I suppose you thought you was awful cunnin to ask a woman as fat as I am to sit in the six-inch space that you have been occupying I'm fat, but not foolish, and if you thought you would mortify me before all these people, why yer barking up the wrong sapliu.5 I'll let you know who's to be modified." The thin young man blushed crim son and muttered that he "meant no harm," "didn't notice," &c. "Oh, you didn't notice, didn't you ? Yell this'll teach you to notice next time and not insult respectable ladies in such a way. I'm fat and I'm not ashamed of it, but if I was thin and scrawny as you are I would go pad myself from A to Izzard." The young man tried again to say his intentions were the best, bnt she cut him off : "Shut up, you wasp waisted cadaver or I'll pull you in two. Come back here and sit down again in this crack, you long drawn out link between & hard winter and hereafter" She reached for him, but the young man had wisely fled the car at the last crossing, If you once try Carter's Little Liver Pill for sick headache, biliousness or con stipation you will never be without them, tkey are purely vegetable ; small and ewy to Ukej all junifgists sell them. IMPOSING OBSEQUIES. The Fnneral of Jefferson Davis J Attended bv Thousands. New Orleans, La., Dec. 12. Yesterday, notwithstanding the threatening and op pressive character of the weather daring the past several days, could not have been more propitious or beautiful. The porten- tious, pregnant-looking clouds of the night previous, and the great banks ot heavy fog that prevailed during the early part of this morning had wholly disappeared bv 7 o'clock, as the sun burst forth, and .a beau tiful Southern summer day dawned for the obsequies of the Southern Chieftain. The city was crowded with thousands of peo ple, representing the prominence, the wealth and the chivary of the Southern states. The town was draped from one end to the other with most elaborate show ings of black. Business fronts and resi dences that were barren of mourning em blems yesterday were covered this morn ing. At an early hour this morning the streets were thronged with soldiers and fireman in uniform, members of very ciyic organizations and representatives of every profession, avocation and associa tion, all ' en route to their respective meeting stations, from whence, a few hours later, they were to concentrate in Lafavette Square As soon as the doors of the City Hall were opened a stream of visitors began to pour through the deatb chamber to take a farewell view of the remains of the famius Confederats leader. The crowd of visitors was even greater than that of yesterday, there being hundreds of people from abroad whose visit to thi3 city had ben delayed until to-day. It was not until 11:30 o'clock that the lid of the casket closed down forever upon the features of the dead. The remains were then conveyed to the front purtico of the City Hall build ing, where the simple but impnssive rites of the Episcopal Church were performed. Lafayette Square, in front of tht City Hall, and the streets were densely packed with people, and the balconies and every available space from which the pageant could be viewed was crowded in the ex treme. A MILITARY PUNEEAL. By universal request Mr. Davis was given a funeral in full accord with hi? su perior rank as a military office, in addi tion to which the numerous civic and other organizations combined to render the cortege to-day in all respects most impos ing, not only in reference to numbers, but in the pomp and circumstance of the elabo rate ceremonial. Among those participat ing in the obsequies of the father of the confederacy to-day, besides the veterans of the lost cause, who haye again been called upon to close up their decimated ranks, were many gallant soldiers whose unflinch ing valor displayed on numerous hotly contested fields resulted, not frequently, in both glory and victory to the "atars and stripes." Half past eleven was the hour at which the funeral ceremonies were to be com menced, but long -evious to that time the great square immediately fronting the City Hall bad become an unwieldy mass of eager, sympathetic humanity. According to programme, the square proper was to be reserved exclusivsly for the military, in the enforctmenl of this injunction, how ever, the large, but by no means, adequate police force on duty, experienced in numerable obstacles and it was with the greatest difficulty that the swaying multi tude was kept beyond the prescribed en vironments. The streets and every avail able space where an unobstructed or par tial view could be had of the portico of the municipal building, were crowded almost to suffocation. During all this time the air was laden with funeral dirges, the solemn requiem of the bells was heard on every hand, and louder and deeper were the sounds of the minute gur that at intervals thundered forth their eep mouthed tribute to the illustrious dt 1. THE BODY. The body, notwithstanding the very warm and exceptionally oppressive weather of the past week, was remarkably well preserveJ. The countenance pre sented an expression of "rapturous repose," and in no wise had "decay's effacing fingers" yet blotted out, much less tar nished in the remotest degree, the noble lines of a face strikingly attractive when lighted by the fire ot genius, as it was wont to be. Indeed, confederacy's be loved chieftain, as he reposed in his coffin this morning, presented jusl such a pic lure as those who knew and loved him ia life would like best to cherish in their memory. At 12:10 the casket was conveyed from the memorial room to an improvised cat afalque in the center of the front portico, whose massive pillars were entwined with a profusion of crepe. Over the cajket was thrown the soft folds of a silken flag of the ''lost cause," as also the glittering saber with which the dead soldier had carved fame and honor for himself and glory and victory for his country on t he crimson fields of Chapultepec and Monte rey. Immediately surrounding the coffin were the clergy and armed sentries, they being the only persons admitted to a place on the portico during the service. The relatives of the deceased were assigned to seats in the mayor's parlor, from the win dows of which they were enabled to wit ness the ceremonies. The obsequies, which were according to the ritual of the Episcopal church, were conducted by Bishop Galleher, assisted by five officiating clergymen of various de nominations, as follows : Father Hubert, Kev. Mr. Thompson, Mr. Davis, rector at Bilon, Miss., Kev. Dr. Markham, Kev. Mr. ;Brakewell, and Kev. Mr. Martin. There were altogether fully twenty snr pliced ministers, besides the attendance of numerous clergy of different denominations from the yarious southern states. A sur pliced choir" of thirty-six voices, accom panied by the organ, sang the anthem : "Through the valley of the shadow of death." The remains followed by an immense procession, were interred in Metaire ceme tery, one of the moat beautiful spots In the south, and the grave was completely cov ered with ferns. p -Pains in the small of the back indi cate a diseased condition of the Liver or Kidneys, which may be easily removed by the use of Dr. J. H. McLean's Liver and Kidney Balm. $1 per bottle, AN efficient yet mild detergent without any of the objectionable properties of ordinary soaps, is what recommends the " Ivory" to intelligent and discriminating people. Its cheapness brings it within the reach of every one. A WORD OF WARNING. There are many white soaps, each represented to be "just as good as the 1 ivory';" they ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remark able qualities of the genuine. Ask for "Ivory" Soap and insist upon getting it. Copyright ISSC, by Procter & Gamble. POOR JOHNSTOWN. Death has a Pic nic in Environs Once More. her Johnstown, Pa., December '11. During a performance of Uncle Tom's Cabin at the Opera House here last night a cry of fire was raised, resulting in a terrible rush for life down the narrow stairs. Five or six were killpd and many terribly injured. Later Ten persons were instantly crushed to death and probably seventy five very seriously injured. Karnes of all the killed and wounded can not be ascer tained at present. Among the killed are Mrs. tester and George Fischorn. The latter being a resident of Baltimore. It was found necessary ' to tnrn a stream of water on the crowd from a fire eng:n2 standing near before the dead and wounded could be taken out, People rushed from the outride up the narrow stairs and were crushed by the crowd forcing its way to the street. McELREPS WINE OF CARDUI for Weak Nerves. JOHNSTOWN'S DISASTER. Later News Concerning the In jured in the Terrible Theatre Panic. Johnstown, Pa., Dec. 12. The accident at Parke's opera house Tuesday night is an awiui iiiusirauon or tne nigniy ner vous condition of a large number of the people of this unfortunate city. There has been a disposition to draw morbid con clusions from the Conemaugh calamity, and it has fastened itself upon the women, young folks, and many of the excitable middle-aged people. There has been more or less disposition to go to the theater whenever tnere was & chance, in order to try to forget the horrors of last spring. Other amusements have also been eagerly sought for . the same purpose. These were some of the reasons for the large audience at the theatre that night. There is no exaggeration in say ing that there has been an undefined but unmistakable feeling of forboding of coming it, and this Is what led to the slaughter last night. Those who started out of the house went from curiosity to see where the fire was, but they did so ex citedly and the instant efiect was a panic. The bell which struck the alarm of tire was so close to the theatre that it seemed to be sounding in the building, and never was confusion more precipitate and awful among frightened human beings. The ferocity of the struggle by some of the foreign mill workmen was as revolting as it was disastrous in its results. Blind fury and brute strength were unchained together, and the result is seen in the list of dead and on the bodies of the injured. No more deaths have resulted, the number of dead, as before stated, being ten. The following is a list of those seriously hurt, some of whom will likely die. Probably fifty others sustained slight injuries. Henderson's Morgue, where the dead were laid, was visited by thousands of people to-day. Many came from curios ity, while here and there in the throng would be found a bereaved one, mourning ji - i e , tit . .. me loss oi a parent, cnua or near relative. The funerals of the victims will take place on Friday. The theater will not reopen. The city officials are being severely criti cised for permitting the use of the build ing as a theater, as it is claimed it was known to be unsafe. A thorough investi gation of the rumors of alleged clubbing by the police during the panic will be made. How to Cure Ail S&in Diseases. Simply apply "Swayne's Ointment." No internal medicine required. Cures tetter, eczema, itch, all eruptions on the face, hands, nose, &&. leaving the skin clear, white and healthy, Its great healing ana curative powers are possessed hj no other remedy. Ask your droggiit for SiraynVs Ointment. rheSilcoll Investigation. Washington, D. C, Dec. 12. The Silcott investigating committee yesterday agreed to a preliminary report and will submit it to the house to-morrow. The amount of the deficit is given, as has already been stated, at about $71,800. The committee find that the funds of the office have been used by Silcott for the purposes of discount but to what extent cannot be stated. For geries of the names of members have been committed, and these are set forth in de tail as far as known. The report exoner ates Silcott's a ociates in the office, be teller and hoc keeper, from any connec tion with his c.ime. HE MAI ASK, "Where Hid You Hat ?" Get That About 10 fo'clock last night, two youngr men and two young girls who had been to a meeting of the Salvation Army, were on their way, in East Sedaiia, to the homes of the girls, one of these last being named Wells, residing on Saline street north of the round house, and the other beine Ida Kiddwell, residence not known. The young men are not known. While the quartette was going along Engineer street, the brothers of the Wells girl made an attack on the you og fellow who was with their sister, and in the scuffle one of them got the stran gers hat, a derby of good make. The young man ran from his assailants, and Officer Barnett, who was attracted to the scene, secured the hat, which is now in his possession. The girls and the other young man proceeded homeward after the melee without trouble. The owner of the hat is notified that he can recover his tile by calling on either officers Barnett or Jim Gossage, in East Sedaiia. He will know his hat by the in itials "H. J. N.," which are nicely em broidered on a ribbon fastened across the iuterior of the crown. Shot Ills Fricati. Norborne, Mo., Dec. 12. About mid night last night, as Frank Gentry was oa his way home, he was struck on the back os the head by a rock thrown by Wm. Neil, with whom he had had words earlier in the evening. Gentry turned and grappled 7ith Neil, who had a pistol in his hand, and endeavored to get the weapon. Neil snapped the revolver lwice without effect, but the third time it went off, the ball entering the center of the upper portion of Gen try'i stomach and passing around to the right, and has not been located. After he was shot Gentry took the pistol from Neil, assisted him to hunt his hat, and then walked to his boarding house, a distance of two blocks, carrying the pistol with him. He is in a critical condition, and it is believek the wound is fatal. Neil has fled. They had been good fiiends before the difficulty. Both men are unmarried and about 25 years of age. Mr. Cleveland has taken to en couraging piterature now. The au thor of the local story "JLord Dun mersey" points with piide to the fol lowing note from the Ex-President ; lPlease accept my thanks for a copy of your story which you kindly sent me. I certainly appreciate this evi dence of your thoughtfulness and courteous remembrance. Yours very truly, Grover Cleveland. Ioe3 Mr. Cleveland find time to read the lively literature of the present day ? If he does he will be very likely to broaden, in his intellect. Imagine .what Mr. Cleveland maybe by the time the next Presidential election comes around, provided he takes a coarse of Ameiie Kives, Saltus, Daintry nd Abi S. Jackman. Carter's Little Lirer Pills will be found in excellent remedy fer sick head ache. Thousands of letters from people who have used the proye this fact, Ask four druggist for'them . 1