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j3fcLS 8ED&ISA 'WEEKLY BAZOO. SEPTEMBER 30, 1890.
SEDALIA BAZOO PUBLISHED BY )U J. Wilt Goodwin Printing Company. TERMS OF SI INSCRIPTION : tr l innludinfiunlsT. mi ?ear. .......$6 OO ial&x camon per year, , ... faeklv. 62 numbers, per yew-.., 2 50 1 00 15 jtilj, delivered, per weec ....- J&galsrir supplied at 2 cents per copy. JUI subscriptions payable in advance, and dis iiniued at "end of time paid for. COV TO SEND MONKT. Remittance may be made by diaft, money rder or registered letter, at our risk. Give post ffice address in lull, including state and county md sddre WST QOOOWISf President and Manager. Official Paper of the City of Sedalia TELEPHONE NUMBERS. Business office 48 lofe rooms 169 "Whoso stoppeth his ears at Jtie cry of the 'Bazoo,' he also shall jry himself, but shall not be heard." Prov. XXI ; 13. THE RULING PASSION. The buman mind is of such mech anism, that, notwithstanding its mul titudinous idiosyncracies and numer ous frailties, it is capable of being, to some extent, analyzed, -fcy the aid of j observation, and some valuable lessons ; may be learned thereby. "Man, know thyself " naturalty'fprece.des t Physician, heal thyself " and both re excellent commands, full of wis dom. In every human being, unless be. sotted beyond the instincts of human ity by excessive vice, crime or abuse, there is one predominant element in the structure, which is the ruling pas sion of the possessor. This ruling passim is the key to the success of the individual. If ascertained at an early period of life, moulded and cultivated; and if every end is shaped to facilitate is further ance, success is sure to follow, bar ring accidents and direct interpositions of Providence. But, in order to at tain success, through this medium, the individual must surrender to his ruling passion, must become its slave, must sacrifice to a great extent all else for it, must yield all that comes into antagonism with it. He must live for it. It must be constantly before him, by day and by night. Once definitely developed, its pursuit will be hi3 greatest pleasure. It is only thus, and by accident, that success can be attained. The differ ent degrees in success are largely due to the different degrees of develop ment of the ruling passion. Nearly every person has this ruliug passion, to a greater or less degree. It is a beautiful and yet a true theoiy That every person is Dorn tor some good. There are possibilities of good in the life of every person. Yet, how many men are drifting aimlessly, list lessly, through the world, leading i i mere existence, accomplishing no good for themselves or anyone else? It is largely because these men have not found their sphere. .They do not, themselves, know what they are fitted for. They do not know what their leading trait i3. This trait is devel oped earlier in some than in others. A man is never fully grown until his leading trait is developed. Some are as old at twenty as others are at thirty. A young man should, as early as possible, ascertain what his. ruling passion is and then, having found out, should cultivate it assiduously, that he may accomplish something in this world. Then he must learn self-denial; must learn to deny himself of many things in order to cultivate his predominate trait. He -who dria along, yielding to every impulse, can never concentrate all bis mind, ability and existence into one. mighty, rush ing, seething channel that carries everything before it. This leads to the production of one idea men, who are so much ridiculed. But the truth is that one-ideajmenjare-the succ esful and the great men. The man who gets an idea formost in his head and pursues that idea persistently is sure to ac complish something in that "direction. The man who confiues all his mind, thoughts, actions and ener gies to one channel will make his force felt. The one-idea men are the -great inventors, discoverers, soldiers, statesmen, scientists. The pursuit of oae idea is what furnished the world with a Columbus, a Galileo, a "New-, ton, a Caesar, a Demosthenes, a Napoleon. This leads to the reflection that almost every individual has a fatal weakness in his composition, which, if yielded to, will carry him on to destruction and be his ruin. It ma' be one thing, or another ; vice, crime, dissipation, extravagance, lack of decision, vacillation, idleness, procras tination or one of an indefinite number, which, if it is allowod to get a foot hold, will surely prove a bane and a drawback. How important it is, then, that every one, early in life, should learn two things his ruling passion, his fatal weakness cultivate the one and conquer the other. But better late than never. "Man know thy self" is a precept of much wisdom. As referred to in last Sunday's pa per a fight will be made by the clergy of the country against opening the World's fair at Chicago, on Sunday and the fight promises to be a warm one. There is no doubt that this will be a most unpopular move on the part of the clergy and they will not gam tlr ir point. The idea of opening the fair on Sunday is to give the laboring class an opportunity to see its wonders, as they have a perfect right to do. It is an easy matter for the clergy to visit the fair during working days, but it is not so with the former. Thousands of them cannot afford to lose the time in addition to the en trance fee, even if their employers were disposed to grant tnem tne privilege of attending the fair and arrangements in favor of keeping lbe fair closed on this day cannot alter facts. T. B. Bullene, one of the fair commissioners from this State, has taken a stand on this question already, and says : "A Sun day admission to the World's fair is fur tbe best interest of the workingman and workingwomau and will be con serving their morals. The masses must go somewheie on Sundays, and if the exposition is open on those days it will certainly be a strong counter attraction to the dives and saloons and everything else that, under the guise of amusement, takes their money and more often corrupts than benefits them. To have the opportunity of going to the World's fair on Sunday will afford an innocent and instruct" ive recreation that will leave behind a healthful atmosphere. The open Sun day is not a question of morals in the sense ihat to give the people access on Sunday would be sinful. The world is getting above such fol-de-rol. Everything must now give way to tbat which is most practical and bene ficial. If an open Sunday gives ad misssion to many thousands of people who could not otherwise go, with all its benefits to them of the advantages which a world's fair possesses, and all benefits to the exposition itself in that it would swell the receipts just that much, why, what would be the sense in shutting up the fair on tbat day ?" The Bazoo does not agree with Mr. Bullene in saying that the world is above such fol-de-roi" as keeping Sun day as sacred as possible, but it does believe tbat the world in the sense mentioned, has loo much sympathy with God's great body of toiling and struggling people to enter into any plan which would deprive them of innocent enjoyment and really eleva ting influences,even if they did trench a little upon the comniand"reniember the Sabbath day to keep it holy." The unveiling of the statue of Horace Greeley, the founder of the New York Tribune,in that city a few days ago, has brought forth many re minisicenses of that truly great man which show that as one of the world's busy workers, his place will long re main unfilled. Among men he held a position which he had fairly and honestly won and as a journalist, as a publicist and as a private individual he stood a central figure in his gener ation, which made him pre-eminent. He was identified with the most im portant newspaper epoch in this Country and it is due to his untiring zeal that the Tribune stands as a mon ument of strength, to the party it rep resents, to-day. Nor does Mr. Greeley's t success as a journalist overshadow him as a wan of public affairs. He bad a clear intuition in this respect and if his political views especially, were not acceptable to the great masses of the people, yet the honesty of his opinions the sincerity of his purpose and the power of his thought could not be questioned. As Mr. Depew, the ora tor who made the address at the un" veiUng of his statue, remarked, " Mr. Greeley was a type of our American self made men." His career at all events is fruitful with suggestions for the young men of ta-day even though the particular conditions which mark ed his success have changed, the ele ments of character that elevated him to greatness are no -less essential of worthy achivements to-day and can be no less essential of worthy achieve ments to-morrow. The general impression is that a school teacher has what is termed a "soft snap," that they work only six hours a day and that when school is over, their day's work is done. There certainly never was a more mistaken impression. Thoroughly conscientious teachers must devote much more than the day's session to their work. They must correct papers, make out reports, prepare questions for the next day's session and attend to ninny minor duties all of which take time. Those who envy school teachers, because of tbe easy position they hold, do so with out properly considering the matter. The papers containing lottery ad vertisements are being seized all over the country and it does really appear tbat the law against this stupendous gambling scheme will be carried out, at least so far as the mails are con cerned. It now remains to deal with the express companies. How's This? We offer One Hundred Dollars re ward for any case of catarrh that can not be cured by using HaL's Catarrh Cure. F. J. Cheney & Co., Props , Toledo, O. We, the undersigned, bave known F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and bel.'eve him perfectly bonorab'e in all business transactions, aud hnan ciallyable to carry out any obligations maae ny tneir nrro. West & Truax, Wholesale druggrs's, Toledo, 0. Waldikg, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale druggists, Toledo, O. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter nally, acting directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price 75c. per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Cases Continued. Stipulations for the continuance of the celebrated case oi the iuumman Milling Company vs. the City of St. Louis were received yesterday at the omce or the circuit court, liie case will now go over to the January term 1891. Similar notice was also received in ihe case of the state ex rel C. H, De- war et el vs. William Deering & Co. KANSAS CITY FAIR. A Newsy Letter From a Special Corespondent of the Bazoo. Kansas City, Sept. 27.-The big Fair here is booming. Attendance Thursday, 1,200; Friday, 2,300, and to-day promises stM more. The Fair directors are in good spirits and have decided to extend all exhibits until Thursday next. Pettis county will remain here with her county display till the cloe. Pet tis takes first premium on large corn and best winter wheat and sorghum. She also got 2d premium in county exhibit?. The management have recommended that a blue ribbon be awarded Pettis and that her premium be increased to same amount paid Wyandotte Co., Kan., which took first. This is significant and means that first premium was awarded Wy andotte simply on the principal that you hand your guest the best chair when invited to your house. Pettis took a 75 dollar priz in horticultur al display besides getting first on quite a number of plates of apples and oth er fruits. The minerals furnished by F. A. Sampson is specially admired. Col. Nick Gentry is here with some fine hogs and T. K Gentry with bis track stock. He however leaves this week for Wichita to fill engagements there. Lamonte. In the Williams case against Fanny Davenport at Minneapolis the jury is , 8tiH ou GERHAN DAT. Why the Bay is Observed by German-Americans in the United States. Mr. A. W. Winzenbnrg Furnishes the Bazoo W ith Some Inter esting Historical Facts. The time for the grand parade and festivities of October 6h at Associa tion park is now fast approaching and considerable interest 13 being mani fested by our citizens in this coming event, which i3 especially evidenced bv the liberal subscriptions signed on the lists circulated by the finacial committee, to defray the expenses. The question is often propounded to me: "What is German Day?" So I take this opportunity of explaining the real purport ot this demonstra tion and why the German-American citizens are the projectors of the same. While the population of the United States of America is composed of all European nations, who came here either direct or indirect we are to them indebted for the present exist ence of our great republic, rrom the day of the landing of the discov erer, Christopher (Jolumbus, to this present day we have been depending upon these foreigners and their off- spring tor our source oi weaun in agriculture, industry, science, art Q S etc. Space forbids to go into detail about the quantitive or qualitive merits of the different nations who settled upon American soil as the first colonists, hence 1 shall conhne my remarks mostly to the history of mv own countrmen from the nrst landing of a German colony, based on historical fac?s. On the 24th day of July 1683, tbe first German colony, consisting of about 400 souls, embarked on the sail ing vessel "Concord "at Breman. Ger many, trusting tbemsilve3 to Provi dence and the seafaring skill ot Oaptam Francis Daniel Pastorius for a safe and happy landing on this side of the wild waves of the Atlantic. On the 8th day of October, following, after many perilous adventures and a voy age of seventy-four days, they finallv landed On the shnrpa at Poucylvania, where they founded the town of Ger mantown, now the suburbs of Phila delphia. From this colony a liberal share of our American born citizens are now descendenis. Now, in ap preciation of this fortunate event, it is not surprising, that our German American eitizei s are the most en thusiastic projectors for a grand cele bration, to preserve the memory of that important date, hence tbe name, ''Gerniau Day' was given to signify the purport of our demonstration. The Germans were at cue time the most predominent nation of the col onies, which is evidenced by docu ments written in German language of a treaty with the Indians, where a certain territory of land was deeded to the Swedes. Said documents were subsequently in the year of 1697 des troyed by fire in the disastrous con' ffagration of the royal palace in the city of Stockholm, Sweden. The Germans never took any part in the despicable traffic of human flesh from Africa and the first importation of slaves by the English colonists was bitterly opposed by the Germans Quakers of German town, when Cap tain Pastorius introduced a bill in op position to it, and, in like manner, did the Germau-Quakers of Virginia with the Salzburgers on the Savanah river protest against the act of slav ery. Wherever the Germans pur chased planiations in the south they considered it their first duty to hu manity, to liberate the negroes from the bondage of slavery. In the year of 1687 John B. Heermann, the cele brated lith grapher, published the first geographical map of the west by Xmd wig Hennepin. The German Jeuit Eusepins Franzis Kuehn, known by tbe A nglo Americans by the name of "Keeno" was the first explorer on the other side of the Bocky Mountains ; he discovered California and Arizona in the latter years of the seventeenth century and in 1702, the nwp of his geographical discoveries and surveys were first published. In the early part of that century, the brave and fearless pioneer, Capt. Sutter established flourishing German colonies in that country, where the first California gold was discovered, the glowing news of which soon at tracted thousands of fortune seekers to these wild territories. The fertility of the soil and the climatic adaptabili ties for the cultivation of vineyards and the production of the best quali ties of wine3 on the continent was not lost sight of, and turned the attention nf ftprmnn Rftt.tlerS to that rp.rrmnern- ! tive branch of industry, and soon the barren wilderness of the Pacific elope if a for Infants and "Caator la is so well adapted to children that I recommend itas superior to any prescription known to me." II. A. Arches, M. D., Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Tn was transformed into one continuous garden of fruits and flowers. It may not be generally known that the Germans were ako the first who introduced the production and manu facture of silk, by the first '"mporta- tion ot tne silk spinning embryo from the old world. Ihe names ot noted German bridge builders of modern times like Roebling, Bender, Falk aud others are not unfamiliar to many readers; the first mentioned being the architect and builder of the giant bridge that spans the East river at New Y-rk, which is the most wonder iul structure of the kind in the world Adolph Suter was the contractor of the famous Suter tunnel and aque duct, for the drainage of water from tbe extensive gold mines of Nevada. Kreider and loder were the firet to navigate on the rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi. Wm. Rittinghuy ?en built the firt paper m 11 and Christoph Saur the first type foundry in America, both at Germantowu, Penn. The artifctic ly extcuted chromos of Louis Prang. is the largest amount that has ever adornes the palaces and homes of the i been paid out for the benefit of the humble poor and the pianos manu- public schools in the history of the factured by Stein way, Weber, js ate, and each year under a demo- vuaoe ana others enjoy a worm wide ; reputaion. Lhe tollowing quotation appeared in the Dramatic Review in the spring of 1856. "We must ad mit, that the unprecedented success ot our past opera season id attributed to the musical talent of the Germans, who absolutely control the widest range on the fields of music in this country." The German settlements always proved to be a living bulkwork against the depredations of the bloodthirsty redskins and true to thein adoptive country, inspired by brave patriotism for their independence and liberty, they stood in solid ranks, offering their life-blood against the English tyrany and despotism or King George. As a protection ag.inst the intrigue of his own country men, in the dark hours of that tearful struggle for in dependence, Gen. Geo. Washington trusted himself to an exclusive ger man bodyguard. All the churches of Philadelphia declared themselves unanimously in favir of the revo lution. Peter Muehl-nberg, a min ister of the. gospel at Woodstock Vir ginia, stepped down from his pulpit and buckled a sword around his waist, to lead a German regiment to the colonial army. Among the most noted generals of the revolutionary war. we find the names of Steuben, Kalb, Herkheimer and Muehlenberg. In subsequent wars of the United Sate3 with the Indians, Engl ind and Mexi co, the Germans also took an active part and in the war of our late re bellion, the Germans flocked by tbe thousands under our banner, of the s'ars and stripes, to the scene of bat tle commanded by the gallant gener als Sigel, Blenker, Osterhaus, Kautz, Willich and others. In conclusion I will say that while the celebration of "German Day" is projected By our German-American citizens, it should not be misinterpret ed that other nationalities are exclud ed to participate. This is stric ly a feast ior one and all of our American people, irrespective of national or po litical tendencies. According to reports from our neigh boring towns, we can lo k for thous ands of visitors on this day, as a num- of delegations from abroad have prom-1 ised to participate. A courteous invi tation is extended to all. To our farm ing community I will say, tint no family should fail to attend and. en joy the graud entertainment for young and old at our fair grounds and that no gate fee3 are charged to ride, drive or walk into the fair grounds. The programme of entertainments, to gether with the line of march of the grand parade will be published in our daily papers in a few days. A. W. WlNZENBURG, Grand Marshal. Buc&len's Arnica Salve. The Best Salve in the world for Cbl Bruises. Sorea, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains Corns, and aU Skin Eruptions, and podi tiyely cure Piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give oerfect satisfaction or money refunded. Pries 25 cents per box. For sale by Mertz & Hale, Children. C&Atoria cures Colic, Constipation, Sour Stomach, Diarrhoea. Eructation, Worms, gives sleep, and promotes d& gestion. Without injurious medication. Cktaub Compact, 77 Murray Street, K. Y TREASURER STEPHENS Passes Through the City and Gives the Bazoo Some In teresting Figures Con cerning the State Financies. Col. Lon V. Stephens, state treas urer, passed through Sedalia Friday night, en route to Nevada, Mo., where he goes on some business of a personal nature. He was accompan ied by hi3 wife, a Bazoo reporter saw Colonel Stephens foi a few minutes, while in the city, and took advantage of the opportunity of a short inter view with him. "What news have you concerning state finances ?' Asked the reporter. Said Col. Stephens, "Well, we have just paid out for the benefit of the school children of the State of Mis- d-lsouri the sum of $861,386.40. This cratic administration it win grow larger. "Will the debt of the state be re duced during 1891 as largely as it was during 1890?" "Yes sir. We will have in our sinking fund about January 1st, '91, over $400,000, which will be availa ble for the payment of our outstand ing bonds, and I shall ask the legis lature to allow me to use it for that purpose. I want it done as early in January as possible, because we are not receiving as much inter est on our deposits from the state de positories as the bonds draw. Under stand me, we will have 1400,000 idle after the payment of the January interest on our bonded indebtedness, which will be abou 372,000." "Are taxes being paid pretty promptly this year ?" "As yet no large amounts have been pad, with the exception of the City of St. Louis. Tii03e who pay their taxes during this month are al lowed a discount at the rate of 8 per cent per annum on state taxes. Col lector Zeigenheim has sent us during the mouth about $35,000. On Octo ber 1st, we will get the insurance company taxes which will be about 8100,000. The democrats bavn'tmade much fuss about it, but by the passage of ihe insurance law by the last legis lature, which was signel by the gov ernor, the state ot Missouri receives from the insurance companies an in creased tax of about $70,000 per an num. In other words, if the legisla ture, about which the republican press has had so much to sneeringly say, did nothing else but pass this in surance law, it did a work for which the taxpayers of the state should be, and are, grateful." "What about the party prospects ?" "Very bright, I think. Here and there is a little local dissension, and occasionally you will find democrats getting 'too close together,' but you may rely on it, we will treat the re publicans to a surprise in Novem ber."' LAMONTE ITEMS. L. C. Littlefield was in Stdalia Saturday on business. Rev. Mr. Frazier is attending the M. E. conference this week. Miss May Littlefield is visiting herbrother in-Knob Noster this week. Miss Ollie Hall left Wednesday morning for Columbia, to attend col lege. J. W. Mcintosh, of Indiana, waa in the city several days this week on business. Jule Busch and family left Tues day for Texas, where they will make ther home. Lamonte mill has been surren dered to A. J. Hall, who purchased it at tiustee's sale several weeks agd. Mr. Rob't. Thompson, who lives about five miles south-west of here, has purchased the farm of Dr. Sani'I Conwajr tor $9,000.00, and will move his family here.' Dr. Conway will have in a short time to look up a location,