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(URM 3URC MOLT COUNTY. MO. VOLUME XVII. Christmas Goods. Something Useful as Well as Ornamental. DRESS GOODS. Black and Colored Cashmeres and AN paooas, Worsted and Brocades, Some beautiful patterns, Shawls, etc. CRYSTAL WARE. Beautiful Patterns In Pitchers, Tea Setts, Etc., etc. Table rnd Pocket Cut lery, Ladles' Pen Knives, Etc. Why not buy something that will bo useful. Come and f?ee us. Wo carry besicleH the lines mentioned above full stocks of Clothing, Groceries, Hardware and Clocks. N. IJ.- -A few nice Coats for Ladies which we are closing out at very LOW prices. Hershberger Merchants and Dealers in Everything, Oregon. 3Ho, ON AND January THE Guarantee a Benefit to every one who will bny Goods ot them for Cash, or Produce And will ''SET 'EM UP" to all their customers who will pay up their accounts be. lore Janury 1st. 1882. Those who cannot raise the money will please Dive their notes, as we desire to square up the Books. Atter January ist, 1882, we will soil Goods for Cash or Produce only, and by this plan we wlll'savo money for all of our customers. We still sell Dry Goods, Grocerfes. Notions, Hats, Cops Gloves, Queensware, Glass ware, Door-locks, Bolts, Screws. Pocket and Table Cutlery. Etc, etc. And we stll sell and warrant M. D. Wells & Co's. Boots and shoes. A large assortment of Gloves to be sold at bottom prices. Our , CLOTHING AND OVERCOATS we are closing out ct cost. Everybod Invited to come In and examine our goods No trouble to show them. WE SELL THE m Mm Singer ;:: lb Stewart Sniv Mm:. AT SCHULTE BRO'S., West of the Court House: GRAHAM & FRAME, STILL HOLDS TlfE SWAY' AT THEIR STORE IN MAITLAND. Where they Carry the Best STOCK OF GOODS . IN HOLT CLOTHING of all Kinds from an Overcoat to a Handke'Jtahief. Cloaks, Shawls, Worsteds, GHiig-lijiiiiH, oots, SifOES, fATS, Allocs, .gmssf Gloves, 3Xitten, etc. n j AfuUotock of Glasswaro and sugars, Mean, uonces, ap tno lowest i'rices. s MAITLAND, MO. MAI In Jk.ll WINTER GOODS JkJ? Barnes & Collipn'3 NEW POINT. NOTIONS. Silk Handkerchiefs, Ladle's and Gents' Ties, Collars, Collarettes. CufT But tons, Gloves, Etc. WOOLEN GOODS. 4 Scarfs, Hoods, Nubias', shawls, etc. Knit Underwear for Ladles and Gents. Germantown Yarn, Etc. & Anderson. AFTER 1st, 1882, - OREGON, MO- COUNTY. Hoods, Prints, Etc. Quconswaro, Canned and Dried Fruits OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1881. TIME TABLE. Kmim Cltr. "t. Jnph A Council lilnfn Rnllrond. Isavtt Fortit City. North. South. 11 Ail ana Uxprcvi 2 :on p. i mm p,m do 2:.V, A. t 12:I5.A.M Vallsca 1) ran cli 4 iss p. m 10 s'JO.a.m TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. Those parties who are In arrears on subscription to The County Paper are re- spectfully requested to eall and settle their Indebtedness, as we need and must have the money due us. Subscribers can ascertain just how they stand and sec what period they are paid to by exam Inlng the printed date, following their uame on the margin of their paper. J. T. Scdwick, of Craig, Is buying grain at Fairax, Mo. V. T. Mnupln nnd Dan Thornton nro plastering tho school houso at Craig. Tho now school house at Crnig.will lio ready for occupancy about tlio ffrst of tho month, Mossr. Cain Glass & Miller, ship ped cloven cars of hogs from Forest City last Monday. Herry Fcucvbachcr, had a now caller at his houeo on Sunday of last week a lltilo, wee chap. Don't forget the salo at tho late residence of Smith Melntyrc, to-morrow (Saturday) December 24th. Tho series of meeting!! at tho Christian church, Mound City, closod Sunday of last week. Thro wcro thlrty-fcur additions. Hiram Watson, is as proud ns a king, over the arrival of a lltilo miss at his house. Slio made her appearance Monday of last week. Our colored people will hhvo an ex hibition nnd concert to-morrow (Satur day) evening, at tlielr church in tho eastern part of the city. George ltomiuo, of Higclow, Fays that carbonic neid is a cure for hog cholera. Mix two table spoonsful of the acid with two-and-a-half gallons of shorts nnd focd as slop. Don't forget tho Christmas treo nnd entertainment at tho German M. E. church on Sunday ovcnlng, December 25th, 1881. The treo Is at tho disposal of all those who dcslro to use it for making presents. A Christmas tree ontortainniont will ho held at tho M. E. church Saturday evening, in tho interest of tho Sabbath school. Kvorybody welcomed. A number of songs and speoohes will bo given in connection with tho tree. Tho Oregon lodgo of A. O. II. W., hold their annual election of ofUcors on last Friday evening, with tho following roHitlts: J. M. Hasncss, M. W.; Nick Stock, Foreman; Dnn'l Thornton.Ovcr seer; J. T, Thatcher, Financier; Thil IpSel.ulte, Hecoivcr; D. M Martin, He corder; H. Schlotzhauor, Guido; M. D. Walker, Watchman ; J.II. Ntos.F.M.W. At tho annual oloetlon of Oregon Lodgo, No. 131, A. F. & A. M., held at thoir hall Saturday ovoning, Dec. 17th, tho following officers were elected for tho ensuing year: T. II. Parrlsh.W. M ; Robert Montgomery, S. W. ; S. W.Mor- rlson, .1. W.; E. VanUnskirk, Troas.; John T. 'llnteher, See; .1. K. Cum mins, S. D.; S. I). Scnor, J. I).; E. L. Allen. S. S.; J. T. Ilowoll, J. S.; F. S. uostock, Tylor. At Savannah, on the ltith, tho suit against Georgo E. King, for contompt, was dismissed by Judgo Kelloy, but tho defendant was nrrosted soon aftor by Sheriff Lincoln on tho Indictmonts found by tho grand jury on a charge of criminal Ilbol, tho offense being contain ed In an article published in King's pa per, tho St. Josoph SalunlayIhmocrat, against Judgo II. S. Kolloy, some time during tho past summer. We publish this week thoadvortiso. ment of Harper's Monthly, tho maga zine of tho world, whose visits are wol- como in a half million households, from the frigid North to were tho NJIp mirrors iu its fretted wators 'tho work of Cheops, road aliko in tho cottages of tho new world and tho parlors of too' old, boncath tho shadows of Ohlm borazo and horo in the centre of our Cahtlnont, In this magazine tlx Messrs. Harper's havo built a grander and more enduring monumont to thoir memory than storied urn or monumen Ul shaft, whllo their Weekly nnd llazar stand preeminently as the first journals of the, kino" among tho papers of tho ilay. DoKalb county lias decided by a voto of 474 to 9G9, to have no now Court Houso A Christmas sermon will bo preach ed next Sunday at the M. E. church, at It o'clock A. (. Services at night. All Invited. Wo understand that J. 1 Drapoau, of Craig, has sold.lils stock of harness, saddles, etc., to Mr. John I'attorson, of Now Point Attend the Christmas festivities at tho German M. E. Church Sunday eve ning, nnd bear tho ltttlo Schtitto Musi cal Midgets ring. Tub ConNTr Pavku congratulates Mr. Ucnncr on his appointment as enn stablodf Union township; and also Mr. Clalbiirne as jn'tlec of the peace of tho samo township. "Is your father a Christian?" said a gentleman to a ltttlo boy tho othor day. 'Yes, sir," said tho little boy; "but I believe he has not worked much at It for como lima." Hunt, who killed Duolon recently iu Andrew county, lus been indicted for murder in tlio first degrco Public sentiment is said to be largely in fa vor of I he defendant. A Gorman Evnngoliunl Lutheran church was dedicated in St. Joseph, on tho 18th Inst, It is tho only church of this denomination in that city. Itcv. F. Scholz, of Corning, preached tho dedicatory sermon. All witnesses subpoenaed in behalf of thu State, in any criminal case, nro required by law, without any additional subpoena, to attend at each succeeding term of tho court until such enso is dis posed of, and they ronder themselves llablo to puHlsluncnt by not doing so. On last Friday, Deputy U. S. Mar shall, W. II. Long, w'ns arrostwd at For est City, on tho complaint of David Watklns, whojjun constable of Union townsh!p,(.n auhargo of nuihozzlomont It is charged that Watklns employed Long as his deputy, and that ho col lected money for which ho did not properly account. He gave ball. Sellers of wheat have been trying for tho past week to get up a bilge,but only succcedod In unsettling the mark et. The trade has been light, but of ferings and bidding free. Corn has shown some activity and prices have advanced n fraction. Wheat, $1.87; corn, t!5e. Tho cattlo market has been very dull with light supply of fresh offerings. There has been little or no inquiry whatever for shipping grades. Tho hog markot has boon greatly de pressed, and values havo boon off 10 conts. Hogs, $6.00; cattlo, SSG.:5. Tho Plasttsbnrg Republican claims t have reliable Information of a now railroad scheme of groat mugnltr.do, in which not only the people of Clinton county but those of St. Joseph, are dcoply Interested. The information is claimed to como from a party who is at thu head of the cntoipiisc, who says It is yet in its infancy though rapidly as. fuming shapo. Tho projected road is to bo known as tho Mississippi Contra), and starts at Omaha, Nebraska, fol lowing the courso of tho Missouri river through tho southwestern portion of Iowa, and entering Missouri In Alch ison county and through Holt. This promises to bo n soason of prevalent small pox. It Is raging in various parts of tho country. Thoro has boon more or less of It all summer and it is now worse. For tho week ending last Staturday, out of two hun dred and thirty, ninodoathsln Chicago, twenty-eight resulted from smnll-pox. At Springllold, Massachusetts, tho in crease of Hinall-pox is so alarming that atiothor post houso Is to bo built, Sovcn girls employed In tho rng room of a paper manufactory wcro among tho patients last Monday. In Minnesota, it is spreading with alarming rapidity. Thus far it bus touched Iowa iu one or two places, but It is all .'.round us, and if wo would avert tho scourgo wo should not take my chauoes. Vac cinate , Sovoral weeks ago, an Horn appear ed' In this paper, redacting upon tho participants In tho Woods school houso exhibition. Tho item was published contrary to our wish or tpproval, and upon inquiry we learn that tho article was far from doing justlco to tho young pcopla who took part in tho ontcrtnln ment. Wo mako this statement in or der to placo oursolves proporly before tho good pooplo of tho Wood's district. The druggist who hositatos now is lost for tho winter. Ho should sling together somo swoot oil nnd llquorleo and bring nut his cough euro at once. Dr. Hull's Cough Syrup does not pay him enough profit, Harry Fnrnghor.speaks emphatic in this Usuo of Tub County Pai'kk. J. It. Wilson, of Forbes, has n very Interesting article iu Tiik County Pa l'Kit, this week. J, O. Stout has opened u stock of confectioneries, iu tho room lately occu pied by Itclnhart & Ilium. Tho Mislonary Hand will repeat their very excellent entertainment, nt tho Presbyterian church this (Friday) evening. Itcv. J. W. Estop, closed a very in teresting scries of mccti ngs at tho Slnloli school house, last Sunday evening. Thcro wero tour conversions. J. W. Perot, has opunwl n stock of harness, saddles, etc., in the second room cast of King & Promt's drug store. See his advertisement. between four and five hundred dol lars have been subscribed by tho peo ple of the Shiloh neighborhood, for the purpose of building a United llrothren church. Oicgon has 15,845 feet 920 nuN or over three miles of rock, brick, and board sidowalks. Morn than all the other town? In thu county : about V00 tcct of this rock und& brick; the balanco wood mostly two inch pine, of which nearly 4,000 feet have been laid in repairs within thu last two months. The railroad meeting at the Court House Tuesday evening was largely at tended, nnd n cotimitt.no consisting of Messrs. G. A. Fiegenhaum, Gen. Ander son, E. Vanllu"kirk, Jas. Llmbird, J. T. Thatcher, Clark Irvihu and T. II. Parrish", wcro appointed a comnulteo to look after thu railroad interests of our city. T. II. Parrish was chairman of thu evening and James Ltmbird, secretary. It will bu rsmcmbcrcd that on tho Gthlnst., J. Parshall, Neil Swank and Herbert Slovens, wore arrested on thu vhargo of having robbed tho railroad and express safo at Maltland a few days previous. Tho arrested parties gave ball in the sum of STiOO each for thoir appearance beloro 'Squire Wilkinson at Forest City, on tho 10th. At thu ap pointed time tho examination of the accused parties took placo, and tho state so utterly failed to iiinlu ont a ease that all Uio defendants were dis charged. It is a shame that these young men wero arrested; they wero no more connected vith the robbery, than an unburn child. Amusing, Instructive. Tho following is tho program for tho Christmas treu entertainment to bo giv en at tho Presbyterian church next Monday ovoning, L'Gth. Let every ono who enjoys h l-r.st-class literary treat como out and bo gratllled. Thu treo will bo also attractive and richly la den with presents: , drccllng Sunt; Sunday School Itecltauoii Day llreak Mutul Dysart. Mediation t I.onls Illll. .soul- Iliippy Clirlilnon 1 1 in . Jlccltutkm Little Hello. IVarl lli'iinctt. ltccltatlon flay Ciuaniln. huntf. Twlnklu l.ltllu Hlar. ltucltutlnu (iiTtlo (iUiumiIiis. Uecltutlou Kclm. It. .Montgomery. Hung Christinas Trro. IteciUtlon (iracu lllnilc. iii-.iii.ti.ui !..(!. Irvine. Hour , ..Tho Lord's 1'ruyer. Ailmunlmi-AilultH. IS cunts: Children, 10 ccntt. Literary Night. Tho following is tho program for tho literary entertainment at tho school houso, to-night, (Friday). All nro cor dially invited to attend : Select Heading' Mlt Sonlila I'ctors, iiniHimithm II. Montiroinery. Selection Heading ,.. itoHock. Ivway... .Mrs. n. jieraiiurrues-- Declainallon Claro Irjlne. Quotations Mary Van Dunkirk. flreatlilnu Hxercbo Committee. Oration Charles Hopcr. jlutlc lonuuuieu. 1IRIIATK. Question: Itenolved, That Capital 1'unUh- ment dhould no anoinnea. Amrniauve. r , ma lOKK. L. C. Irvlno i Negative. H. O'Kallon, W. iiwuinaa. HURRAH ! FOlt Santa Clause. Tho Boat and Cheapest placo to buy your lino Toys and Candien, and all kinds of Holiday Good Is at tho Restau rant and Uakery on tho eornor, ono door south of Graves & Webor, Forest City, Mo. SANFOHD LIMPUS. SU1TA11LE lUtKSKNT roit vouit vlKK on dauohtek vyoui.i) UK An UPRI&HT PIANO You can purehnto ono at this office for a very small sain of money, Call andseo It, BARGAINS! BARGAINS! Intending to reduce our stock to the lowest ihwHiIu point hef.Ttt Invoicing on thu First of January next, wo shall from now until that thin, sell every arti cle In our stock at Prices Regardless of Profit. All Silks greatly reduced in price, All fine Dress Goods roducod in price. All fine Dross Trimmings greatly reduced in price. All fine Cloaks greatly reduced in.price, All fine Dolmans greatly reduced in prico. All fine Ulsters greatly reduced in price. All fine ready-made ladies dresses greatly reduced. All fine Shawls greatly reduced in price. All fine ftubias Hoods and Scarfs reduced in price. All fino Hosiery and Gloves greatly reduced in price. All fine Bed Comforts and Wool Blankets reduced. All fine Table Llnons, and Napkins. All Flannels, Colored and White, Plaid and Twilled; All Cassimercs and Joans; All Flno Underwear, both Ladles and Men's. Everything Greatly Reduced In Price at J. W: JBetllGy cto Co Corner 5th & Felix Streets, ST. JOSEPH, MO. Don't wait until somu one uleu GKTS THE HAHGANS, but GO NOW nnd mako your M'luctlons. PERSONAL AND SOCIETY. Oregon. Johunv Cook lias returned from hih western trip. C. L. Kvan, of St. Joe, is spending ttiu Holidays in tuts city. Victor Pcrct, of Hannibal, Mo., is in thu city, visiting his brothers. Mrs. John Mtukt nnd children are tho gueis of Phillip Snider. Sr. Mrs. Sarah Junes, of Trenton, Mo., Is thu guetof Mrs. Elizabeth Evans. John I,. Lewis, of Lewis township, has returned from Johimon county, Kansas. Lewis Ilailev, ot Maltland, is spend lug a fuw diys witli his cousin, Mrs. T. . I Unite. Mrs. Susan Keith, of Lan.ing, Michigan, is visiting relatives and frionils in Oregon. Wlllard ltuhl.of.Miiryville, spent a few ilas wltu friends iu tins city, tlu ring tito past week. W. II. Sterrett. of this ntv, left hut Monday for Arkansas, to bu uhsunt during tho holidays. Davo Porter, ef Monnd City, is up from tho htato university lo ico what he will get In his stocking. Josiah K. Sproles, of Humboldt, Nebraska, is visiting In this city, tho gnu.t of II. Tebbs AUire. Miss Kulo Evans, of tho State I'nl vorsity, will spend tho holiday season witli licr parents iu this eiiy. James 11. Alkiro and family, of thu vicinity of East White Cloud, spent Fiiday and Saturday in this eiiy. Samuel Nolaiid. of Mound Clly, who has been in Iowa for several months, has relurnad to that city. -Mrs. J. T. Thatcher returned yes terday, atter several months vl-it with parents and friends in Connecticut. Mr. II. Pinkstnn, ot this city, who lias been in Kansas foi the past two months, returned homo last Thursday. Fred Markland, formerly of this place, but now of Fairfax, iu Atchison county, spout Sunday with friends In i his city. Mrs. Ira Peters, of this city, and Mrs. Prico, of Now Point, wcro tho guests ot Mrs. Striekler, of Mound City, hist week. E. F. lttihl, of Hiawatha, Kansas, was visiting iu this city during tho last week, tho guest of his brtoher-indaw, Mr Massey. Dr. Mtnton, of Hlgolow, was in Southern Holt this week, and was ac companied to his homo on Saturday by ins brother, i Million. W. A. Gardner took his departure Monday last for Dos Moines, Iowa, whoro ho will attaint tho wlntor session of tho Drako.Uiiivorslty. .Ins. E. Cummins, J. T. Tliaioher, T. C. Dungan, and Jas. T. Ilowoll, went to Mound City. Monday, to assist in orimni.inir a lodgo of Masonic Pil grim Knights. John Dunn, of south Itlgelnw, ex Mastor of tho Holt County Grange, was in town last Saturday negotiating with Att'y Alkiro for tho pureliaso of n farm near Oregon. Ed. Markland, of Skidmoro, wh has hosts of friends hero who will bo plcHsod to learn tlint hf has completed nt that nourishing plain, ono ot tho finest rosldoucoa In that county, Forest City. Mr. Wolls Is slok ngam. Charllo Viuconhalor Is clerking for It, P. Zook. Mr Wm. Zook, of St. Josoph, was Iu tho city on Monday. Mr. Frank Ford, of Chicago, Is vis iting ins sister, Miss J.oney torn. Miss Emma Hoyoy linsvoturnod "NUMBER 28. from her visit to Iowa and Illinois. Wo are glad to welcome her homo. Tho Masons gavo onu of tliulr de lightful suppers on Monday evening. Tim Mti'inir band kindlv furnished tho music. Every one was well pleased. Mrs. llirdsall Fiegonbaum desires to inform thu public that tho Electro Therapiutiu Hath, formerly owuud by Mrs. Mary Miller, is now in her posses sion. Mis. Fiogonbaiini is preparodJto ' glvii tho baths to all desiring -noli treat ment Shu will take pleasure In ex plaining tho modu of treatment to tho'su who wish, to examine the Hath' '...Kosl dhnee, Southeast Cor. of Squnro, Ore gon, Holt County, Mo. Fonl llostock has several good second-hand sewing machine for sa o cheap. Call and seo tliem it' you want abargnln. Five Cents a Week will givo you tho privilege of selecting any book'ni our library and rending it, if returned in good order. Opun 'I lies days and Saturdaxs from 3 till 11 p.m. Several i-tandaril periodicals will soon bu added to our list. Call and sei. 11. A. Fii'.ii:niiai.'m, Our Stock Complete. Ladles Cloaks and Dolmans, beauti ful styles. Prico, 'J to $15. A great vailcty of ladies Dress Goods. Ptieca lower (han over. Our stock of Overcoats, Clothing, Hoots and Shoes nro ready for your in spection, t'onlldent we can suit you in goods and price wo respectfully Invito ovctry every huly to give us a call. I'Uiiii iv n.u i n, Forest City, Mo. HOLIDAY GOODS SOMKTIIINO WOIIT1I KNOW1NO That Christinas Goods in our lino can bo teen and had thu popular Storu of KlEEK$ WjlTSOfl Wo havo an attractive display of Nov elties nnd Chnraetorixtio Designs lor various purposes. Tho HOLIDAYS are near at hand, our customers aro aware of the great dilllculty experienced ill getting waited upon, for thu last few days before Christmas, Our stock is comnlelo. containing very many choico article, not to bo found o,Imi where. Wo buy all goods iliroct from tho manufacturers, Wo wish am. to uomu, prico, and sco our n o would tniggosr. mat suicciuhib unit bo mndu now beloro thu rush com- - i .i... i.. i.,r :i .. ..... I UlUDl'US, Ulltl UllllHltl Vlii until itiiiiic. f thus avoldirg tho crowd. IUIUUIIIIIIJ , Kreek & Watson, Orcqon, Mo. STRAYED from my farm near Purest City. 1 tlirce-year nlil past lilack mare, want) white tai ono ot Urn lilml frt't, wlilte dot In ot'iiU-r nf forelii'Bd. 1 twa-yi-ar-oUl stt'i-r jia.it. tliren In tho tprlim, reH ami white. Knotted, markeil with a crun on thu lt'fti'araiulasilltlnlliu right far. AImi one yuiirllKR rial steer, will l0 tno yoar old In tho siirlnR, whllo nailer the belly, hush of tho tall white, crop oft the left er ami a spilt In Ihe riL'ht ear. Hoth steer liraniled, with a, letter f'"ontliorlhtorlefHili. I will puy Iho fol IowIiil' rewards iSIO In the perooa retimiluR thu muro i W aiilecii for the return, l the uleer thu ilium had a small hell on mid branded wl n letter "V on oo of ,,,, forest flty. Mo. -a New stylos jn (Jjudanswaro nt Krook ti Watsoiiju.