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(MRM SOIIt M MOLT COUNTY. MA.
VOLUME XVI. OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1881. NUMBER 52 X H Hulivriber, If you wo a letter X on the laarnlnot jour paper It means Unit your suhicrlntlon for The County I'apkii Iim expired mid that ycu arc 111 arrears for the name, and liapo you will coma mitt see m at your earliest Ksslblo coiiwnlenct. "A displayed advertisement And a local now and then, Will add tn the ntgrandlemcnt Of pushing business men." Send tiH in the news. A cricket club lias been organized at fit. Joseph. Iter. Mr. Miller will preach nt New Tolnt on next Subbnth morning mid evening. Tho two new elevators recently built at Mound City, nro now in order to receive grain. Dr. Crane, one of the early prac titioners of Oregon, died at his homo in Urownvtlle, Nebraska, Sunday last. Joseph Goldsbcrry of Crnlff, has moved to Mound City, and is erecting a mammoth- livery stable in that city We would like to Inquire why fish ing partle always carry their bait in a jug or bottle. Does it niako it any bct than to carry It in an old tin can? Besides n stcp-laddcr,whlto ncck-tlo, etc., after tho 20th day of Juno a young man will have to procure a three dollar llcenso before ho can marry. Several new babies arc expected In Oregon soon. Thoy would have- been hero sooner, but on account of the re cent high waters their arrival has been delayed. Elder V. T. Maupin will preach at tho ChrUti" i church next Sunday morn ing and evening, and at tho Union nchoid houso at four o'clock in the nt- ternoou. t Tho milk cows in Craig arc rating themselves to deatli on tho corn that tho high water spoiled and owners of uch animals nro very indignant about it. Orval Graves of Forest City lias purchased threo acres of land adjoining Mound City, and will at onco proceed to erect a palatial residence thereon. Tho sale was mado by Mr. T. W. Mo Coy at $200 per acre. Judicious advertising has created many a new business, enlarged many mi old business, revived mail a dull business, rescued many a lost business, aaved many a falling business, and se cures success In any business. An effort is being made to establish u barge lino on the Missouri river, be tweeu Council Muffs and St. Louis. It would bo of Incalculable beneilt to pro dueu i-s and business men all along the river. Some of our young men have acted wisely and got married before it wax necessary 'to get a license. J lie now law goes into effect on the 24th of this month, however, and thu matrimonial market should bo extremely brisk din ing tho next few wcoks. Wo understand that the St. Louis and Columbia law schools are going to mnko a test case of tho diploma of Leigh Irvine liom tho latter school by presenting Leigh's diploma to the Su promo Court, and asking that ho be ad nilttod upon It. This will settlo tho question as to whether these diplomas jiro licenses. Tho circulation of Thk County Pa rat Is steadily increasing. In addition to a large emmty and State circulation, It radiates into many other States and Territories, including tho followln Connecticut, Vermont, Now York Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin Michigan, Iown, Indiana, Illinois, Kan sits. Nobraska, Colorado, California Oregon, &e. The sidewalks in Oregon nro in a vory rickoty condition in places and need repairing badly, It would cost but a trlflo to put them in good shapo and a few dollars could not bo spent to do mo! u good. If tho city don't see fit to do l' let tho properly holders tnko It into t'fjir own, hi1 "is and each one re nalMlsttrn ttdoSMI (ilk in front of his premises. It Is amusing to read in tho Nodawnv county exchanged, that "Holt county is to put an s,ow paicn on mo uregou court house" Don't ho so sivroastlo. and cruel boys, "It Is patch up," or move, tho average urogoniioouiiy real izes. Craig Guzotto. Don't lot that "patch up" on tho Court House haunt your midnight dreams "boys," Your condition is really becoming alarming over the mat tor. Wo would ndviso you to bandage your head with a wot towol and go ggmowhoro and lay down In tho shndo until you got a httlo cooler. Tho Howell Houso of this city has been refitted and furnished in fino style. Tho Oregon band has been engaged to furnish the music for tho Mnltlandcrs on tho Fourth. Strawberries nro plentiful in this market at llftccn cents n quart. Hiey oro selling for ten cents in St. Joseph. Fourth of July will np pear in all Its gloriousncss just tlirco weeks fro m next Monday early In the day nud continue until it's all over. On order wo will furnish nil kinds of legal blanks at pricos that will aston ish tho natives. Send in your orders 10 days beforo you need the blanks In or der to securo bod rock prices. Dog fcn-nial, that sccnt-cnlnl which comes every year, is quite prolific this year. If any one has a patent on tho above ho shouitl let himself bo known immediately. .dfcifaon County Mail. Will the boys organize iv basiball club this scoson? Good exercise, ypu know, boys, If you cnu stand tho sprained ankles, cracked noses and broken fingers. A singular fcaturo of tho overflow Is afforded by the taet that the gumbo lands dried out first and wcro ready for cultivation, whilo the sandy soil remains wet, and it is almost imposslblo to it Ordinarily tho roverso Is tho case. Strawberrlos are coming in quite plentiful, but so far wo have "not had the pleasure of sampling many. Wo havu been told thatthey nro qulto healthy but cannot speak cxtonslvoly from ex perience. In the thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians, tho revised edition of the new Testament, Is substituted the word "lovo" for tho word charity." This, howcvei, will! not do away with the conventional scantily elnd beggar wo man, who always has "seven small chil dren at homo." A great many valuable improve ments are going on in and around Ore gon in the way of building additions, new fences etc. This Is a good move and while It enhances tiio vnluo of prop erty It greatly adds to tho beauty and and welfare of our already neat aim ornamental little city. The band boys have erected a row of seats and placed them In tho court yard to bo used for their convenience in oructlciiig somo of their excellent pieces which they dlscourso gratuitous- ly theso long evenings. 1 ho boys are continually improving and wo have good reasons to ho proud of thorn. Tho Oregon School Hoard nt Its meeting Saturday last, made tke fol lowing selections for teachers : C. L. Lebaugh. of Hay county, Principal; first department, Mrs. Kellogg; second department, Miss Susie Lukius; third department Miss Bessie Lehmer. J he Hoard made no appointments for the fourth department or the colored school. Miss Aura Darker was awarded tho ld medal for tho highest scholarship In the junior class of tho St. Joseph Fe male college last week. Wo aro per sonally acquainted with Miss Marker and know that sho Is a meritorious and ambitious young lady, and tho prize was tho result of tlirco years hard mid constant study. Will subscribers never learn tho Importance of glviHg their t'ouncr post- ofllco address, in requesting a change P W. J. Lunsford writes us to suad his tumor to Willie uiouu. wuero mmi you boon getting your paper, frigid Lunsford ? Wo cannot remember tuo post-olllco address of ovcry ono of our twelvo hundred subscribers. ,j A Trades Assembly of all tho Un ions was organized at St. JosepiKlnst week with n membership of 1,200. Wo nro glad to soo thov were suceesssXil. Tho workingmen men have as miijUi right to protect their laboring intoreJ Is through a Trades Assembly as tyo merchants have to protect theirs through a Hoard of Trade. Prof. Hill has boon invited to dellJ or tho Fourth of July oration nt Malt land. A good soloctlon and well madoj for what rroiessor inn uoircixnou about tlio peculiar habits of that Anur- Jean bird ain't worth knowing, and he expects to tell thorn about it in such grandlloqtieut stylo that they will nover have cause to regret their selection . i Burglailes and robberies by masked men are now prevalent in many parts of tho country. This work, judging from clroumstancos Is mostly by homo talont. When follows loaf around, year In and year out, nover do a stroko of work, always dress well, and always havo plonty of money, thoro is good ground for drawing inforoncos, whon robborlos and burgluiics nro committed. An unusually pleasant musical en tertainment is promised our citizens within a few weeks. Uncut papers convenient ior wrap ping purposes for sale at this ofllco at 60 cents per hundred. The people of Mound City will col- cbrato the Fourth of July in a grand manner. Look out for the program . Buv. C. Sehlotzlmuor will preach at tho Gorman M. E. Church next Sun day morning. Services will bo held in tho M. E. Church, Oregon, next Sunday morning and evening by tho pastor, Hev.S. Cnr others. Socrates Mooro and Samuel Dick will next week commence putting In a brldgo over Clear Lake, near Ellas Penny's farm. Dr. Gordon of Mound City has purchased the Spttlor property in that city and will erect a largo thrco-story brick hotel, us soon as the brick can bo burned. Parties wanting Fourth of July posters printed should bear in mind that wo aro bettor propared to do all such work than any other ofllco In Northwest Missouri. We want and must have n newsy, spicy correspondent in ovcry town and v lllago in the county, who will keep our many readers posted what Is going on throughout the county. Married, at tho rosldenco of tho brido's parents, by tho Rev. C. Herr mann, May 2fi, 1881, Mr. John Abllo and Miss Paulino Toehtcrman, all of Holt county. Every fanner In Holt county is In terested in hog law question, "Shall swine run nt large In Holt county ?" Tills is n question for you to settlo by your votes on July 2, 1881. Remoni her tho day. The Kansas City Times Is anxious to know what disposition should bo made of tho ..1,000 charity fund now on hands unused. Wo suggest It bo given Eugene Field of that paper, and send him to tho cooler shades. Wo havo on exhibition nt our ofllco quito a curiosity in tho shapo six full grown and perfectly formed strawboi- rics,grown together in one bunch which havo tho nppearanco of a bouquet of of flowers. They wcro raised and brought in bv Mr. F. S. Itostock, Sr. W. F. Waller, formerly of tho Gn- zctto, but later of the Herald, has pur chased a naif Interest in tho Tun Coun ty Paper nt Oregon, Holt county. Mr. Waller Is an enterprising and obliging young man nnd his many friends wish hlin success. St. Joseph Herald. There was to havo been a wedding in high life among the colored popula tion last Sunday and two souls were to bo joined in tho holy bonds of "pad lock." But tor somo unknown reason the groom failed to put in an nppear anco mid the wedding was Indefinitely postponed. It was 96 in tho shade last Sun day, and wo expect before tho summer Is through with wo will havo somo tif tho warmest weather tho "oldest inhab itant" ever heard of. Tho year 1881 has certainly been a reinnrkabln one so far for extremes ; we havo lind some ot the coldest weather, tho deepest snows, the latest spring, tho highest water, and now all is wanted is tho "hottest day," and 1881 will surely havo frilllllod its mission whether Mother Shipton's prophecy conies true or not. Tho farmers nro too busy to como to town. They nro getting in their best licks in their corn fields. Tim corn is up and doing exceedingly well and far mors aro about all dnnu planting. Apart from the backwardness In pitching tho corn crop, tho season has been most advantageous to agricultural pursuits. Wo have had plenty of rain and plenty of sunshine, nnd tho growing crops are as thrifty as heart could wbh. Wo aro not nflllctcd hero llko a great many lo calities In tho stato with tho chinch bug -Mid tho farmers are all hopeful ami happy. Wo aro called upon this week to chronicle a vory sad accident which oc curred near Forest City. Mr. Jos.Dcok or was drowned in tho slough near that plaeo while in bathing with a number of boys last Sunday. Ho was not a good swimmer, and getting Into deepwator whero the current was vory swift, ho sank to rise no more. Decker was a young man about 22 years of ago and was just in tho bloom of life, Ho was a member of the Presbyterian church nnd was highly rospocted for his steady habits and good qualities, Ills body was soon afterwards recovered and sent to Syracuse, Mo., where agricf-strickon mother was awaiting it. Send in your Job work. If you want a bran now organ at n price that will astonish you call at this ofllco. We canglvo you a bargain. George Anderson has a brown mnro mulo ono year old, which ho pttrchas ed at tho city pound. The owner can re claim property by payilig expenses. ' 'Squire Fltton solemnized tho mar rlagovows of K. II. Hudgins nnd Miss Ruth A. Proctor of Forbes last Monday nt St. Joseph. A fashion item says "Dickens" Is tho iinmo of n new bonnet. A great many bonnets look llko the Dickens that is, they nro nll-of-a-twist. Vegetation Is growing with a rapid ity which compensates for tho time lost by tho lateness of tho season. The weeds keep n little ahead, however. Tho showers wblch wo havo been having trl-wcokly nnd oven oftcner have seriously interfered with farming, and n lato fall is what everybody now wish es for. If there is anything of interest transpiring in your neighborhood just appoint yoursolf a committee of ono and send it in to this ofllco. We want every item of news and must linvo it. Our fnrniors who have surplus but ter, eggs, lard potatoes nnd "sleh" should bring them In town. Tho de mand lnrgely exceeds the supply, and not much danger of glutting tho mar ket. Hcreattcr wo will publish a columu of stato news cvory week, which will in future bo n regular feature of Thk County PArr.it. We shall scan our exchanges closely nnd gobble ovcry news item wc sec. Wc aro now prepared to do job work In n manner that will give satisfaction to everyone. If you have blanks of any kind, cards, note-heads, envelopes bill heads, In tact anything tn tho print ing llwo you want done, give us a ttial. Prices always reasonable. Our readers no doubt will notice the advertisement of E. L. Pattln, ng0,lt for the Render's Tomplo of Music, St. Joseph. Mr. Pattlu has located among us, and is agonlleman in whom ovcry mm can place strict reliance in what ho says. Ho would prefer to loso a sale rather than misrepresent his instru ments. -Tho thinno-t things wo liave ever seen aro some of crazy iireennaoK pa pers in tills Stato that conic to us as ex changes. They nro really amusing and only through courtesy called newspa pers, mid so thin and gauzy than if a person wore dressed m a dozen thick nesses of tlio aforesaid sheets they would bo arrested for being naked. Woller & Gelvln of Mnltland have sold their stock of goods to Messrs. Brady & Ewlug of St. Joseph. Both of the latter'namcd gentlemen luivo for n long time been connected with the wholesale houso of Nave McCord & Co. of St. Joseph . Wo welcome theso gm tlenien to Holt county, ami they will soon realize the fact thatthey have set tled in an enterprising and thriving community. Wo understand there is a move ment uu foot to o-tublUh telephone connections between Oregon nnd St. Joseph. Wo Uopo it will bo successful. A telephone lino to St. Joseph would bo of incalculable benefit to our mer chants and business nvu hero in order ing goods and communicating with tho Queen City. For Instance a merchant hero could order goods direct from any wholesalo houso In that city and con versa with the proprietor of any estab lishment tuoro for about tho samo price it costs to writo a letter. Tho brass band gave an open nir nnd moonlight concert in tho park last Saturday evening, and it Is useless to 8iiv It was nh enjoyable affair. Tho wotithor was dolighlful and beautiful spring in nil Its glorious colorings, with buds nnd flowers, was there, ana wiion it is added good music and grand ilium ination among good society, ono can readily judge that everyone presout had a good tlmo. Sueli entertainments nro glorious and enchanting, and afford raro enjoyment for both young nnd old Delicious leo croam and strawborrlos wore served in abundance, whtlo the brass baud discoursed their entrancing muslo. It mado ono feel good to bo there. Whv can we not have these eiitcrtammonts ouce a weekP It Cost I.... - 11..,,. I ,lMnn ...... . i.ntm ..itali. IJU1' Ik IIUIU m uiuaa hcih-i jwwi aiiiiiicm- Ing goods and boots and shoes oiiu bo purchased at tho very lowest prices uy calling on juhos uusiio, uregon, mu. I pay Cash for all kinds of Scrap Iron. , J. A. DEMUTH, forest City, Mo, We noticed on the register nt ono of our hotels last week the name of u gentleman who lives nt "Tarkeyo" at least that is tho way lie wrote it and lie ought to know. Atchison Count; Mail. It ho was from "Tarkeyo." Mo surely oiik lit to know : llut. wc notice you're a iioet, And really didn't know It. -Mr. Samuel II. Yonge, civil engi neer for tho government, stationed at Sioux City, nnd who has been visiting Mr. Davenport hero, made us a call last Monday, and gave us some valua ble information in regard to tho lllg Muddy. Ho says there will bo a regu lar June rise, but no fear need bo ap prehended of mora than an ordinary June swell, as nearly all tho snow In the valleys cauiu with the recent high water in April. Preserve this: "I am willing to risk my reputation as a public man," wrote Edward Hinds, of tho Liverpool Mercury, "if the worst case of small pox cannot bo cured In threo days sim ply by the use of cream of tartar dissolv ed In ouo pint of hot water drunk nt lntcmls when cold. It Is a certain, never-failing remedy. It has cured thousands, never leaves a mark, never causes blindness, and avoids tedious lingering." Hereafter The County Pai'KU will endeavor to giro a careful review of tho Hvo stock and gram markets: It will bo an honest and conscientious ad vice to our farmers. Wc own no stock lu grain elevators, neither nro wo mem bers of any railroad corporation. Wo get no abatements us grain shippers on tariff rates, tho abatements alone m many instnnees being equal to the salary of any good nud competent mechniilc. Wo arc In daily advlco with nil the leading markets, and what we shall say from ti'.nu to time, our farmers may rely upon. A man who is tnt gitted Willi a ove for tho licautiful, and lias not u soul full of admiration for tho works ot God, knows nothing of the beauties and pleasures of life among the beautiful hills nnd grove-dotted rolling prairies of Western Missouri. To see is to ad mire, and no sensible person can look over our fields at the present time with out exclaiming "how beautiful is na ture," anil wishing he owned If but a garden spot In this grand and pro ductive country. Wo havo no mud, no drouths nor no hoppers. Good farming s sure to bring good crops. If you don't believe It, try it. The Talhott boys i,ro standing their iiiprlsoiiment vrell, considering the fact thatthey nro in close confinement 18 out ol the 21 hours in n cell about eight feet square, and may not have but a few more weeks to live. They nro re leased from the evil nt uoou on each day and grunted the freedom of the corri dor of the jail with the other prisoners until five o'clock in the afternoon, when they are again locked up in their cell. i'hey do not go to sleep until lato at night, and spend most of their time when not reouivinir visitors, in reading novels nud playing cards. For somo time past tho boys havo vateu no break fast, not rising until nine or ten o'clock in tho morning. Xotlawui Democrat. Tho following , aro tho weather predictions of Profesors Vcnnor and i'ico for tho remainder of this month: Vennor says beyond tho 10th or 12th, cool and showery weather Is probable up to tho 80th. and frosts aru likely to bo experienced pretty generally both in Canada and Northern States. A snow full is not improbable in moun tainous roalons. The neighborhood of the 22d and 2ad days look, In tho dls tanco, particularly cool and frosty, whilo the 24th to 26 dates, on tho con trary, smack of heat In many sections of the country. Tho nelghorhood of tho 29th is likely to prove stormy in Western Ontario and Western United States, the storms being, in all pro bability, accompanied by thunder and lightning and hail. Tho month will end hut, in most parts, with threaten ing weather. Professor '1 ice predicts lOtli to Hth. clouding, threatening weather with very heavy rains and storms In places; 14th and 16th, clear; 16th to l'Jth, eloudlng, threatening weather, with local rains; 19th to 20th, clear; 21st to 2.1th, clouding threaten Ins weather, with henvy rains and storms In places ; 2Mb and 27th, clear; to SOth, clouding, threatening weather, with heavy rains In places, nud per haps storms. The comparatively war mer day will bo about the 12th, 18th and 29. Tho comparatively eoolor days will about the 16, 20th and 25th. Ilut really cool days only occur when it clears up from tho northwest. Earth quake conditions exist in forco on tho lltli, 10th, 22d and 20th Auroras will probably bo visible on tho 9th, 16th, 21st and 26th You would havo to travel a good many miles before you .vould liud a class of people moru genial, sociable and hospltablo than live here in Oregon. Work is being rapidly pushed for ward on tho court house Improvement, nud the constant peck of the mason's hammer cnu be heard from early dawn till lato nt night. Tho people of Nodaway county voted to appropriate $80,000 witli which to build a new court houso and jail on last Tuesday. It was u warm contest but the bonds wcro carried by a good majority. There was u rnmnr afloat upon our streets just as we went to press that a man by the name of Itlley Morgan, who formerly resided here, had been shot and killed tomcwhero in Kansas, but wc could not learn tho particulars. A lire broko out in R. T. Davis' flouring mill nt St. Joseph Tuesday evening, damaging it to tho amount of about 910,000. Thcro were some 1,000 or 6,000 bushels of wheat and about 6,000 sucks of Hour which was more or less damaged. Had it not hrun tor the prompt and efllclent work of tho fire de partment of that place tho whole mill would have been n total loss. Personal and Society. El dor T. J. Williamson of Forest City favored us with a call Friday last. John Lister will shortly wako an J cxteudu 1 visit to friends in Illinois. L. M. Kuull of Forest City has a nc.it little homo for sale. Joseph Hart nud family ot Colo rado, a former resident of Holt county, is visiting old friends in Forest City. Socrates Moore of Bigolow, has moved uear Mound City on the old S. A. Gleiiii farm. Itov. Showaltcr was noticed On our streets Tuesday. . 11. Jamison has returned to his homo nt Mound City, accompanied by his brldo. Mrs. James Poindcxtcr nud son of St. Joseph) aru vl.ltiug relatives hi For est City. S. J. Hetzell has sold his farm near Craig to Mr. Shaw, and removed to Oregon. Henry Hankers of Corning was seeing tho sights of St. Joseph 'last week. Dr. Richmond of St. Joseph, has been the guotof Dr. (iohliu of this city during the past week. Judge Grubb ot St. Joseph was noticed shaking hands with his many friends lu Oregon a few days ago. Jacob Froy, Daniel Mnyer and Churllo Uradheck, passed through Ore gon Monday last mi route for Wyoming. On tho adjourmentof circuit court, .lames T. Howell of this oily will leave for Loadvlllo, Colorado, to look after his mining interest. Berry Martin a former student of iho Normal has been in tho city set era! days blinking hands with Ids Oregon friends. Miss Carrie Cowan of Now Point, lias returned from Cincinnati, where sho has been attending tho Conserva tory of MtlMC. Mrs. Hnttiu Korner of Falls City, Nebraska, spent several das lu our city last week with her mother Mrs A. M. Kellogg. Mr. Joseph Galbreath and wife of Solomon City, Kansas, are visiting the parents of Mrs. Galbieath, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Potter. Hrnrv Youii'' living three miles east of Oregon was In town Monday last, and purchased nn organ from the Oregon Temple uf Music. Charley Strain, who is ouo of the Vest sidesmen in our county will retain a clorkshlp with tho now firm of Brady & Ewing, Mmtlund. Dr. Dally of Coming, who enjoys an excellent reputation its a physician and surgeon, expects to locate in Ore gon thl" summer. Earnest Jtidd of Forest Pity mado us a pleasant;eall Saturday. Ho says ho has enough of bottom laud farming, and will hereafter bo found tilling tiro soil higher up. Ulricli Rueher was in St. Joseph last week and purchased an olegaut two-seated rig. Stuilebaker & Welch made tho nlo; tho result of advertising in Tiik County Pai-kii. Tho address hereafter of T. J. Pe ters will bo Corning, Kansas. We nro sorry to loso Mr. Peters, but doubtless Jim. Craig will bu delighted to know that hu Is no longer a resident of the Ninth Congressional District. Mr. and Mrs. S. II. Yonge and fam ily (four children and nurse) arrived in this city last Friday, on a Tlslt to Mrs, Yongo's sister, Mrs. W. W. Davenport, Mr. Yonge, who U the U.S. Engineer in charge of tho river improvements uL Sjoux City, left for that jififpo i 'i'lim 4v morning. Mrs. Yonge and Mm oWldreu w)l rmiitiln here 11 snmatcr. IS MKMOlttAM. TO Mil. AND .MIlS. V. U. Hl-KlXOKR. lie li not lixt liut only ttonc liefnre. Sad ueepliift motlier, dry your le.ir.wet eye, For on that sUIiikIuk nud ele.itlul slmre lie walls toKreet ou In the sweet li) carol bye llli little 'irms outstretvlitiiK down the way That leads Into that weary wanderer'- home, You liuvu not ImiK to wait till li will say "Hear Mother, to your angel son ntw eonm." Oil. watolinml wait until that summons sweet Unto )our weary spirit s!i;ill tm Klren, Then ymi will leave t his vale of tears, to greet One who was luit tint found In hearen I A FltlKNPi What We Would Like to Know. t What tho wild waves really aro say Ing. f Why time doesn't wait on Eb. Wick, ham. t Why willows should weep in Holt county. t What is going to ho done on tho Fourth. t A woman who wouldn't rather shop than eat. f If Leigh Irvine has Jcffcrsoulan In clinations. t Who will step Into Conkliiig's sena torial shoes. t For whoso benefit is tho City prison going to be built. t When that reading society Is going to bo organized. f If Paul Howell can beat Tom Hiiide playing marbles. t AN hen Dave Alkirc of frowst City is going to lio happy. f If Judge Russel is going to endow the Normal School. fWlicn Prof. John Anderson will write another letter. t If Brother llasncss would go to sec the female minstrels. t Why many of our side-walks arc in such horrid condition. t If Milton Modio hns hoard from tha blood stained greenback. t Why Ben Fry of St. Joseph conies to Oregon so frequently. f Who will stay away from tho Baud Concert to-night. f When thoio Missouri river barges are coming up to Forest citj- f When that wind-null pump in our beautiful park is going to bo rrmoyed. f How long It will lako mi iiu steam boat to sink when she mica springs a leak. t Whether there arc not too many boys in o'ur coiiiiiiiimly currying con cealed weapons. t Last but not least, wc would like to know if anybody knows any more than we know. New Point. Two horses belonging to William Shields died last week. Miss Emma Collison of Whig Val ley, is the guest of lier brother Joe. Mr. Win. Atkins had a runaway one day hist week whilo raking stalks. Ho was slightly injured. Grandma Ituhl died on May -MM. Had she livi d till November she would have been ninety-nine years of ago. Mr. Root and family, accompanied by Mr. Ford and Miss Young, nil of Kansas, are vi-iting J. R. Coflln and J. 1'. Ituhl. Charles J. Wilcox wis sentenced to three years m tho penitentiary last Tuesday by Judge Kelley. It will b reiiieinbi-red that Wllcov in company with one Win. Payne broko into Mr. Sehulte's store hist winter and stole sonic clothing and other valuables, Puyno turned State's evidence which was mainly Instrumental m convicting Wil cox, who was arraigned on tho charge of both burglary and grand larceny. The jury however only su-tiiined one charge, that of burglary. Messrs. O'Fullon and Irvine, our two young nt torueys appeared for the defence, and iiiado a masterly mid eloquent appeal In lib; behalf, and ono can judge their ar gument had somo weight with the jury, who remained out for nearly 21 hours beforo a decision was arrived at. This is the first case these young men havo hud in court, as they havo recently beon admitted to the bar, and thoy cortalnly did well to hang twelve men 24 hours on their maiden speech. Read, Think, Act! Pintles who know thoy nro in arrears to Tiik County Paiku aro requested to como forward and settlo their accounts, either by cash or note. Wo have up wards of fifteen hundred dollars upon our hooks, and buljig desirous to open n now set, we do ot c.iro to carry ac counts forward, 10 II VMS & WA1.I.KII. Vor Snl. I desb'o to sell tho late' residence of Felix Froolloh. 2 story frame dwel ling, (i'lobj,.)argo orchard and vineyard. For particulars, apiily.to Al.llKHT HOKOKKIt. I