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(UltM SCtNt W MOW COUHTY. MO." 1 VOLUME XYII. Subscriber seeing a letter X on mo murcm oi inoir iincr W wl 1 please Uiko notice that t'.ev Anroin urrotrs to Inn Counw I'ArKit. All ttiRt owe back siili ocrlptloli and who will come in nnd pay arrearage il roteivo The OOUNTV I'AI-En foi $1.60. Romonilior tins offer is only open from now until ne ursioi.in uary next. TIME TABLE. CIlY, St. Jnnrpli A Cnnncll uiuiim Kiturund. Ltaru Fnrttt Ctly. North. South Mull and hxprcss .. 2 ao r. ji 1 ::io im ,, do .. .an7A.M lJtis.A.M t. Vulljca Rrmich 4 -m i m .... 10 :.., ,m The Culp school is reported to be opening up in good fhape, with 36 en rolled. Burt, son of. I Ki.nkol, living half mile cast of .ew Point, died Novcmbrr .27th of diphtheria Mr. N. Polk, In tho western part of town lost a very una horse- celt Iat Sim- day morning, wilh colic. $1,000 to loan in amounts to mit bor rowers at 10 per cent annual interact. , CiiAitLES ,V. Thomas, Orogon, Mo. A'ex Hosti ttor says that when his cistern nreh io.lina'fow nights ngo, it fbook the wholo building iu which ho lives. Quito a number of Molt county clt Ixenseanbe seen orerv day on the strcois of St. Joseph" They aro laying iu their siipuly of holiday goods. I'ho monitors of the Christian Church aro leqnesteil to meet at their ciun li in this city, -nturdav, December fld, 18-tl. at i-sVolork, p. m By Order o the Ofllcial Board. j XMdtiiy Wwrv,btato is reiutsei.tcd annually at tlio Groat Keokuk Mercan HOME .NEWs tile Col nse rrof. Miller-will JojmpxA information to all writing to Keokuk, Iowa. H, T. Alkiro says that Mis Cannon at Forest City, Is one of tho most ne cnmmodatl g, untiring and eflli:Iiit I' Ms. that he !i i mat with in all .North wept T.) -souri. "'h r.llt ... weather vane nrsdmgle . for tho I'lipula n the court heuo hi--rived ih e week and was Immu ilntely put ii.'. It adds a handsome impiovo ment and attracts a go d deal of atten tion. Nick St ck tho popular tailor Is at picsontvery much in need of a-flint-Class tailor. The boys have eith- r all dered their ueddin ; suits or annual liol ida ilothe", which is keeping Niok busy nlghi and day. At a meeting at the citizens at tho Jlnyor'-i oflloo last Saturday evening i'i!tl-i-viie and Clifirley Thomas were unanimously chosen to lopreaont Ore yon at the St. .Tosoph River Convention. Wo doubt if ft better se'eetion could have, boon made. Tho St. Joseph Herald saya : "A! . (.tatemenfo as to the guilt of C. A. Leach, in connection wltli the Mait land sao rohbory, are premature Thus tar the prlnolpaln in the burglary have not bion discovered, and when they are Mr. Leach -will not be ono of them, It may he proper to add in this 'connection that Mr. Leach has for iiiauy yonrs doen employed by the K, C. railroad aud the xpitiM company ; that his accounts have ulways hoen straight; that hw is an excellent pusi nessmun, of good famiy, and tho lan poison lii the world 'to rob a safo of which ho fafttho custodian. May he live long ur .(continue Inthoonjoj ment .of ihi, bllo s and his employ era' confldon1 -Tho ' Cough Syi1 the idlest t luo iJif corapn skilfully. "inla a, Tl. 11. .111. I Jlally prrsorib' l.n, VYIHISO uw is j Influence .dicso - ,M , i I jM. Mai- jMd to sen his fin stock can bo At HSNortniKnl. nt jwiukot Watches, j&u Sllyorwaro over iciiiiiuy., All goods Comet. p. ' :LiV?rW.x.th 9.mw.,ta,pu!otin't4oo M i -but UwuWllllktlfej trminjo to drOO lnt'AlnW'i,iVl:l.!rt.'".'l i mm.' m Lponum you Will iiC,(r an exceed- IHtcLj T "r.WKiW't wo 'esf zJ ui 'lyBr.any.jftrtius J(ottori or jtuiwiniK in inuir"! mttf rviw iMnv pnwnctils.yyhtlj ..' , I ',.. r. i i . Comelnundpyyoursubsi'ilption. -What is that X on your papo- fr P Come in end free Thank"' to L. M Kaull lor fa rors. Such subilnutlal favors are nliva s greatly npprcel lied. Ciiflstmas comes on Suiulny ill h year1 It will probably take mi o h baturtlayutl Holiday -1'ul proceeding"' of the tiial o ti.e as-nssin Gmteaii will bo found on our inside. It If you wa it to bo posted, r nd Tho Kmi'iis ( Itj Time. says Giu tcaiiiiilgh be nil zed to pay off tin national debt, In exhibit ug him around tho country in an hoii'eagj ut i)l :i head. Nun Kygo opt hi sah on tuosud all day on i'liaiikxgiving. II.- h:i put on a new coat of paint, both Inside and outvie, winch makes u marked Im provement in thi,.gs genera y. Mai lied, at i he ro.s.deneo oi N F. Miiir.iy, ta her of the bride, on Novem ber, 21ih, at 11 o'clock a. in., by Win A. Gardner, Mr. Char es Cliilders, ol Gently eotint, .Mo to Mis . ossio .Murray, of lio t county, Mo. Kind reailcr, mo you n t o.xiiii a Utile on sub-crlpt on to Tiik Countv Pai'KK? If your conscience ms yes, .-it right down and mail us what oti can i-p.ire, and ii AillbeduU credited We can ii-suro you that we are great y in need of money, Tho 111 I la two-ear old chiln of Mr. John Poiter had ils arm broken. Friday morning last by fading off a chair m e residence of II F. Potter, near tins city. Dr. Thatcher was called ami the little suilbror was getting along nieeh ut lust accounts. Parents and others should visit.our sell ol-ioftener and thin- cncouiago both teachers and pupils. Prof. Ebaogh and Irs nblo a sistunt-t aro iniuing every ef fort to p aeo our schools on a higher gr.idu and they should receive ovary en courauoment from our people Tho plea of Ilenry Whvatt at Ma- ryvillo on 'Tuesday, who was an necoin plice of the Ta bo't boy, was to m ,r dor.ln tho second degreu. w, ich hm ,. cepted by Prosecuting At urm- Hu n- y on tho part ot the S ae. .md i ,n G'lffin for the prisoner, lodg- l Hey aequl-sced in tho agn cine t. and u tonced Whyatt to ilui yu rs in i u im- itentlary. Landroy and Landers, two milf partners north of town-of in ail f same name hut oi no ak.n had quite a "fisty-ouffy" ii few mornings ago dispute arose about some imiitt.r con nected with tkulr business, ninl whs ct tied (P) m above related. Neither wn oriMii"l. hurt, however, and no the saw huni again n- esonl. Ono ot tho men pie sa il uiia.rs that has ta en plane in Oregon lorsomo time wn tlie reception tendered the band boys and Mis.- Hurl er at the re" donee of Senator Duncan last Saturday even'ng. A bountiful rep:i-t coii i-ting j of Mrs. UunyanV finest eaLe, Ira icit coffee with an aroma iku the I oet r ol the gods, meath o .oked to a turn, and till the necessary nco-srorios. and nil showed their, hearty appreciation by I the zest with which they partook or it. fivorythlrg ia du'ie by tlSenatoi and his estMiltible ivlfo to ma tlui o- euslon a pl'jasant one, uml Hi - ' were present will bum teslim miich enjoymont. After suppt. tlni" low sw'ftly by in social eoinv don, vooal and Itialiunientnl music, an'l' social gaiiics of amnsoniout. Tlie Imnj, boys discoursed some of their swcetufi pieees, and Alls- Darker sang somu nor .clioicest s Icotums w i ch add II mirth and jny to tho nrogiam ur Ui abopiClboUt 11 oMock wlom n I i.i ik when a I to y u,- iiepanure for 'HI hiiim. i.rl.l. II... V'J"9 Im,1y f"cti3 ". HVIUU "IU, lllIPi j . , "B"9"Br . WW by its newspapers, nnd tho way It i .1, . ?m,l,,m ' 1 ,av ot yoji to tho patronizes and eneour.iges them. Tho lost odi nti',"j ifeisti utlons in Ho west) nt tllij y, , , , H Wme hoino from college 1 f hl 1 10 1,rtvo ,m".v '"" tf .. n i.. your diploma, which is thoffiS-I-.l ' u.tf'.'rnrtnfin l.f tAlll ilnr..ii,iiiliulr....n.. -w"'K " J ' .v."'ii.liuiiinunfc. Dul to mako a homo happy. You can't live on musio and poetry und flowfi. IlapplucbR is composed of several frfo-Mp Vlershberger&Andei"ondiavo3 oeived 100 oases .oMl.--2jjjTirt. & Palmer Boo' vWVhloh thJv selrncr vervfliaowt). Plavmi' tlm ninmi ' 'jl , f n....-..4. ir i V n usiuu ain Knvuunier. :i iellow, was star,, lln U .. MlvJ Ave hurley fotl(.ivM,ia,l armed tokhe, toelh Ills eves -lufem. I n t,n ,;fJ.i HI HI ,.t ... . i .. -ii;i - 'wvi us voice iilim-e ttie i n amP mM (,h,i i. Thoro was H. big fight Oh hadd' MioTarv sV. wyl, woriliy'of oousldtcLtlbii and ' ip wiW'nrtVrfwai".! n,A .,.r,i .... ;Ti.' mk vym, sottimg upon the lnnzs and M. hl.Tdoihes op foiVeMpu ob sedtte it n.fc,r5!' aWi,: hP '"ur uitiw,'drvnBt'IrrPotei-'i. Ti " V ,",uHl tuis by pur- ; ' t"rw.r.i , lobuslDtfyutfrUudorwoM 1 ot IraPetor'i OREGON, MISSOURI FRIDAY, Thopublio road leading westward ' "m ludgi' llultt's needs work, badly Dh-d, at Maitland, Mo., November ' 2 tt It infant child of M. E. and Mollic King , lark Proud has a pair of prairio i do.s, -out him from Smith county, ' K nias. C. K wards has latoly erected nn e. client s iinglo lnachlno just north of , r sldeuie of ilenry Minton, Esq. I'wrd itostock has several good .second-hand sewing machines for sa'a clunp. Call and sco them if you want a bargain. -H. II. ltussell is tastefully nnd sub stiiutlall arranging and improving the surroutn.lugs of his nuw homo, mid cxpecls to soon extend Broadway right on southward thereby. Guld Kuukel's new rcsldonco in tho ea tern part of town is fast nearing completion. It is an elegant building two sulrs high, and will !o, when completed, ono ol the very best iu the cit i . Tho third quarterly meeting of tho Uiiltu i Bret ren church will coniincnco Stiturdat , December 3d. Tho meeting will be hcl.l at the Shlloh schoolhouso, ten iniies i ortli and two miles cast of Oregon. 'Ml' Ilershter2cr, tho efficient eacher at Denton, has engaged to con duct a Arithmetic teho )l composed of both Im old arid young two evenings of each week, foi a salary of fifteen dollars per month. Juit as we go to press news reached hero of the killing of a ni-in by the name of Du hn, about two miles north of Filmorc, Andrew county, by n. man named Hunt. It s.cihk they had been old enemies for a long time when thej unexpectedly met nnd tho difficulty Im mediate! commenced, which resulted Iu Hunt drawing a plstol.nnd hliooting. Dukliu thiouL'hthe head. Hunt immed iately surrendered himself to tho author ities o' Andrew county. To Our Subscribers, Tic re ore a great many who tako Tiik ountv Pai'Eu who, from tho way thoy net. Mjoin to think It costs nothing to run a pupor, nnd henco prcsumo that tliev aro no' ercxcetcd u pay tho sub scriptiou prico thereof. Now, to all snch, and wo have many of thorn on our tooks, wo will state that wo want and expect" them to pay what tlioy owe us. lido we say this, we must ac kno ledge, with gratitude, that a great m my havo settled their indebtedness iin.so le ted, and others' havo liquidated upon notification. Tho amount against r:i'li in n l-i small, but, collected, wo.' d 'i llevo us considerably. School depart. Kiso Grove, Nov. 21, 1831. Tim fo l.i lug is tho ' report of tho "arniony .School, lor tho mon.h ending November 18, 1881 s Num er f scholars enrolled.. Males Fciia es A 'Jirago dally attendance Aides ' omalos I Scholii s nrn-ont pvnrv ilnv 33 17 17 'JO 11 ir. Urn. liter l.i.on II" V.M.Ill l.'lm.,. 1 il... 1.,.,. .....v. m.iii .. mkihi) oi.uii, JV.IO otc Wilson, James llariington, Win, Wrid. Nannio Iluirliigton, iMaggle Ne Id i. Mary N. vill, Lizzie ll.nt. Hmuia Jfuvi 1, I'ora Wilson, May lloiul, Hebec- a noun, rraneis iioihi, Annie Ilonil. G. H Ai)i.f.N, 'I'eueher The Dlaod That Tells. Tho best of oommunltlos aro apt to torget or overlook tho importance of uiu meal press, a tasty newspaper, full of piquant, ncl'borhood gossip and plenty of homo advertisements, creates it good opinion of a town quicker than nnyolhcroiieihlng.lt has come, to bo well understood, particularly In I. .. I . . I . 'ivunsae, that a town II tit Ii.. I., .Ia-. I II. . sianeos won success ttirouvh tho per- Istnnen of nnw.s unerj wlmn .til.,,,,i a,t0lvn"bui W0,,I(In't vo saved Ppem from fai uro. It is within bounds aay, wo think, that a town ulways pewowoto tho town. -This Is plmt wo W0H1 111 ' t'10 ulnds 'ifr S'M people of Missouri, in tho JLn m ,... ,.ni.. services we haw; such excellent op- portunltlos to estimate, ami udi . . t " lunsm . a iiernnso n in unrunrni-nnnn 1 IV ' ' v" "v'"v l u.a' re H ard. 'Avoid Tho Concert. Ono of the most charming uses of musio Is to Tend warmth and wings of delight to soolal evenings. CI... ........ .J. ..! lho concert civen at the M. E Church In this city last Thursday evo ning meritod tho llnanelal success which crowned tho efforts of those ho labored so earnestly for lis success. Tho prograiuino was a varied one, ami was admirably adapted to tho needs of such an occasion. Tho concert was given, not without a vast deal of man agement and'idiudgery as such things always are, nnd to the labors of .Mrs. S. Carothera is due its brilliant sue. cess. "Thou Art. 4o Near and Yet so Far" was sung iu' a peculiarly sweet and telling manner by Miss Bhiuche How- ell, of this city. This young lady has u rich mezzo soprano ot largo range and silvery thrill. Miss Jennio Barker, Soprano of Atch ison, Kansas, was the principal attrac tion of tho entertainment. Uur voice Is remarkable, powerful ct clear aud w arm. There is a keen Inoiivo quality about it which curries the tonu tnreugh tho room with emphasis, and besides these gifts of tone and voice, the lady has a lluent execution. Her range is nlso ample, and taken altogether eho is a singer of excellent ta.ent. Sho mudo hosts of friends while In our city, who all regreted her departure. lho htllo Schulln children, Carrie and Leonu, aro truly music u piodiglcs. Their duet was well worth the price of admission alone. Lcoua Mugs .soprano so soft, clear and bin! like, while the alto, ungs out o.e.ir and bell Ike Those little oiu-b, hae been under thu oxcellent teaching of Mr. Will Hoff mann, of this city, and wo bespeak u blight fututu for tho "Schulto Musical Midgets." Airs. Waro, Mrs. Carolhcrs, Messrs Hoffman, KulW.fg, und U-Mitu 1 each did exceedingly well, und were valuable members to the . rogrammo Tho Cantata "Eva" w.sweilren dered by thu children of tlie Sunday school. Our Stock Compiste. Ladies Cloaks and Dolmans, b. uutl fulstyics. Pneos Sa to $W. A great ..... i..... ..if i. ..ii.. . i... . . .r . mnui hi i.iuius urcss uoous. rilees lower than over. Our stock of Overcoats, Clothing, Boots and Shoos aro ready for your in spection. Confident we can suit ynii iu goods and prices wo respectful' InviU every every lady to give us a call. foui) & smi nr. Forest City, Mo. Five Cents a Week will give jou the privilege of selecting any book in our library and reading it, if returned in good order. Open 'laics, days and Satuida.ss fr m3till0 p in. Several standard periodicals wi 1 soon bo added to our list. Call aud see. U. A. Fieqknuaum, Librariun W. U. No bxcuse. You need not tell your sister, aunt or cousin, or oven yur mother-in-law that lor want of something siiitnbio they n id havo to go without u present, llerah borger is Anderson's lino of U.'assuuru and QuooiiSAuro is couipieto in oieiy detail. Nipped in the Bud. A divorce sensation A'as snolled this week, by a rather fortunate Irouin- St.lllCO. An iltltO SDOUSO UaliDin.eil n. drop a hint to her heedless swain that to sco him in ono of those new suits t clothes from Hcrshborgcr & Anderson's wou d bo tho joy of her life, lho old man took tho hint and straghtway wont to this popular house und clothed him self anew. A Cur Load of Hats and Caps Is good many, do you know that reader. Weil it takes thut many to answer tho ti ado of Hurshbeig or A: Anderson. All tho latent styles ut the very lowest prices. Remembor Tho MIssosLawioncosoll (be Domestic, Wilson, American, Howo. White mid Stowurt Seiving Machines, in connec tion with their millinery. Sewlno Machlno3 Rcpalrsd. I am now lironarod to rem. It-nil Uniiu of sowiug machines with no.itness nnd dispatch. Cull aud see me. FKItD ItOaTOOK. The Bott place in Holt county to got sowlnc ma chines isuttho MLsses Lawrence,, Craig, Mo, Knit Goods. An oleffant line of tills uLncl; eun lie had at Ilorshbergur & Anderonfs at very roasonablo llgures. t mrs.hinkue of Maltlund, wllj bb plcaVed to seo' (ho ladles of Holt county at her, Jiiow! Mil linery, Stof-o. ; i. r 1 OABH . bois ww noww v a r " The largest, Jinoi of iloota and Shoes,' uKusvoy au auvs t urniiniDg goovs. DECEMBER 2, THAT OREGON RAILROAD. KlmH u clime It ninlMrtiii.oriiot lliiva II nml Sink, Eiiitok otiNTV Pai'mi: In your la sue of N'oTcmlier ll'h, wo noticed with pleasure, that you aro taking a decided stand in favor of Immediate .ictlon by tic business men of Oregon to secure ti branch from tin Kan-iist ity, St. Jo-eph & Council JI uffs ltailroad. We know that an organized effnt is nil that in necessary to secure such a branch road, und arc happy to note the fact that Tin: ountv Pa pi it 1- heading and leading tiio movement ! n- the power that In uugiiraied our Into icmiI iico impiov ug and sidewalk boom, cannot f .1 , If prop- oi ly directed, to secure concessive and uiiitul action,' Ironi inn society of ra tional men, upon whatsoever of pnicti ca de and phiu-llile measures it may sec lit to advocate, or of objects hieh It may seek to attain. Ton man acquainted with every ap pearance conic etui wi hour beiiullfu ilttlo city including her location, re sJiirses, cult'Miud soe cty, liuniicial condition und bid lies-- men it doc-, indeed, seem wonderful that she allows herself, in tlie wa that she does, to be cut of from nil. road fnei dies and tho advantages buisncss und building booms that uto Invariably curried iiiong therewith llul then, theiu is a reason for all this, 1 lug buried, deep down within our city s history. A child Unit is continually scoffed at and dl-coiiri;ged, reminded tint it Is no body 'ins no sense, no enterprise, can never do anything, nor bo anybody is very apt to llnally drift into just such a state of existence; and bid evo these ex tended slurring expressions to ls tuie doliuMations of its charaelur. Oregon, to nil extent not generally believed, I just such a child. S'io has been abused, belied, tiumpled upon uml -pit iu, mill' she like I hlmi of old, has bee., content ed to He qil ctly down aud peaceful y s.cep, wul'etl in, ns It were, from all tho outer world, while enthus asm .in I im provement in-relied on ward, and our t other fields of tiscfuliu ,ss, leaving the moilcst beuut fur in the rear. Hut there is one it deeming feature connected with Ihu whole mailer; a d that is tlie fact Unit a retrospective view to tlie time and existence of tilings tri uted sim lull' , reveals the fact that Hashes oj digirty and squirts of enthusiasm are bin iltle to be priced above healthy iiiei'iociity ; and thut the greatest and best men that havo ever had life, mid the liu st of i ities that havo ever been btult li.ivo lioi'ti ' hose, whose youth's were spi nt In liatt o with oiiseuritr. . lodg ing the flit ii i o by tlie past, and remark ing that Ids ory repeats it-elf, v uro fore d to t:i nel du that Oregon is des tined, ut no disant-'iiy to enjoy the most coincide t of railroad facilities mid a Minni muti'opoii an ails. Givo Oicgoti a aiiioad und s'ie uouldsouii enjoy a l oom, the cqral of which no town has ever eujoven in tho whole tth st. Faiiuuin would then ship then grain and stuck iniu ere, icceive their money heie iiikI do their trading uere. Property woi Id en in cu in val ue lOii per cent iu six mouths. Mils, factories, special st res, , evutors and residences would lit n hoe ected in pro fusion mid our ptqiula ion would lie in creased h.oii iiilinbitiints during the first tweho moutlis. How can .o allord to be longer witln ut u railiouilP Let us rise up, gentle' en, in our mi.'ht, in scrt our rights, d splay our lorces of ch.iuio ter. eiiiivuss the city at oneo it on thu matter, call a meeting, iiopolnt a com mittee to eorrcspi'iid with und see per sonally tho olllcers o the K. C. Si. Jo., & C. H It. It. Co., and by seeui iuc a railroad through Oregon add taxable wealth, enterpiiso nnd population lo our county, while redeeming ourseives, .'s a city, from fuithor association with that horrible name of stale of things stagnation. What do you hi wo have a railroad havo ono and smi. , gentlemen, hIiiiII and swim, i r not KntiuU'msk. The rtto relief steamer "Ho'ers" mudo the discovery t lint Wrungo! Land Is nn Island. A sledge ( any wi I be sent out from Winlor quarters to explore the coast of Sicei la. BQXOtir lino of Notions Is oomph to iu even .letall und ar remarkably low In piico by Kreek & Wutsi u. afif'Kvory lady should call and see mil beautiful line of Ginghams. , They uro cheap by Kreek & Watson. , flJS-Hovs, don't fail to call on Pitiock, Owens ft'On., forthu lltthi Infant Cig nr; Ho'- a d uldy. Mayiand, Mo. finv Yonr FtirulMiliii! Goodi. lints, Cups, illoots and Shoos at Amos Castle's . rOur lino of Groceiio. is now and complete hI lowest prices by Krook & Wtoon. 1881. 8 ARUMS Intending to reduce our sloek to the lowest possible point bcf.re Invoicing on the First of Janinirv next, wo shall from now until that time, sel every arti cle in our stock ut Prices Regardless All Silks greatly reduced iu prico, All fino Dross Goods reduced iu prico. All fine Dross Trimmiugs greatly reduced in prico. All fine Cloaks greatly reduced in prico'. All fino Dolmans greatly reduced in prico. All fino Ulsters greatly reduced in prico. All fino ready-made ladies dresses greatly reduced. All fine Shawls greatly reduced in prico, All fino ttubias Hoods and Scarfs reduced in price. All fino Hosiery and Gloves greatly reduced in price, All fine Bod Comforts and Wool Blankets reduced. All fine Tnblo Linens, and Napkins. All Flanr.ols. Colorad and White, Plaid and twilled: All Cassincres anil Jeans; All flua Uiiiierwtar, bolh Udles und Men's. vcryt!iing Greatly Reduced In Pi Ice at Corner 5th & Folix Streets, ST. JOSEPH, MO. Don't wait until some one else GKlS TIIK IIAUGANS, but GO NOW and make your .selections What we Would Like to Know. t W hy we don't have concerts oftener. t How much you owe for your pa per. t What's tlio matter with the baby crop. t If tho concert was not a grand sue cos?. " t How Chris. Kiin'-el got his uniform m ddy ' f Wlio l.ou Mooru is buy ng so much lotvolr) for. t it Leigh Irvine real'y has matrimon ial intentions. t What tola ion Adolph Waro and Peril Uolock are. t Why you don't como in and pay our Mibserip ion t How iniieliJ. II. C. Curtis is paying lor now-pupor puffs. t Why Lee 'Aook don't keep his coat collar turned down. f Who Mis. Pnlllip irohulto is baking that line fruit c.ke lor. t How the '"Ornamental Hand" on jo . eil their reserved seats. t How our. Honorable Mayor appreci ates ins llberly to .smoke. t If .Mcllobtits will pay for tho poo dle pups uud call it square. t lint has become of our Arkansas corres, undent,. J. 1. White. t How Foal Uostock is progresslu, with Ids "Negro Mliistre.s." t W by the eagle on the court house has to bo lukeii down every week t If it isn't about time the red headed girls were iccuiviiii! some altontlon. j. 1 1 r i . . T noiuospceuil oorrespoiiilelil It of tho St. Joseph Qan'tte at tins place J. ! I. . . T inn couiiiy in tnu siate H leceiv- lug a larger immigration lli ni Hidt T 11 Lou. Mooru will live with his liiother-in-law when lie gets married. tnoio there is a betier tenor ,tud Iiiisn than i.J Holfmaii uud Fred Kel- t How McHoberts ot Maitland enjoy u midnight serenade with clubs und StolllH t Mio haiiio Is t hat ucet tain young lnd, talks about so much iu her sleep evoiy nlghi t Who Uun Uur ia Is corresponding wltli and supping o'possums to in Council llluffs, T n tho warm weather for the past few days has not put a damper on the matrimonial market, t Where thero is a liner quartctto tUuu Mrs. Carothers, Miss Darker, .Messrs. Hoffman uud Kellogg. t Why Asso-sor Graham don't rec ognize old time bottomite friends when ho meets tliom away fiom home. t If It doesn't look u litt.o suspicious lor Leo JJook to bo coutractluL! for a lurgo dwelling housu next Spilng. t The greatest niiinunt of se.iudal to tho sqimro Inch ihat can bo used to the best iidvuntago by the average old niald. t If the si.ating rink won't make an excellent swimming resort fur thoso woiild-b female bathers next suiumor. Where there is ii sweeter locking awd bottor' tratued little pair' of slijgors than Dan Suhulto's little girjs who sung at thu concert. ' f How many pi tho oitizoiu aud bus Iness mon of Oregon stand ready and willlng.to tako immediate steps to so. euro railroad Into our town. 1 DUMBER 25. ARGAINS! of Profit. PERSONAL AND SOCIETY. Oro;on. Mln Ksttillo Goslin is iu St. .Too. visiting friends ( Mrs. W. II. Richards is visiting friends in Craig. .John Van Htukirk has again put in an appearance on our streets. K V. Th inipson, of Reno, Monta na, has returned fo Holt entity. K. M McM' rray, of Ouray, Colora do, Is in tho city visiting ids luiuily. Charley Cook, of Fairfax, was with friends In Oregon several days this week. W. 11 Spring r and wife won' in St Joo purch.iilng holidu) goods this week. U W. PerH left last Monday for Hook"- county, Kansas, on a visit to rel atives. Mis- Julia Mu- snout Thunsglving day and Suiiduv wilh her parents in tills city. Mbs . Cuu'iingham, of Craig, has been visiting in this city for miiiiu iIiuh P'ist, tlie guest of her cousin, Mrs. W H. Richards. J. R. Conn, of Kentucky, und John Conn, of Indiana, are In our county and will iiuiko their future home here with their aunt, Surah J. Conn. Mr F M. Joslyn, Proh-ito Judgo of Atchison county was iu the city a lows nays ago inspecting our eourt house, wltli a view of recommending a .similar improvement on tho couit hoiibo in ltock Port. 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