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Owing to lit health ntxl a nond of rest by thn
dltor, TiikCountt 1'AFKn will not t)fl ISSII(l
ifx.t.wcck. ThLs being (he first omission during
tf six.years of "connection with the paper.
vwe hop our prvtroti will not feel dissatisfied It
we lay dwnJho stick and jhwII fotone wcei,
that wa .may bato a little oi that yoeded jest
that nit oUf lake v.lthunt thinking ut making
,an apology Ao those thej do business with.
TOWN AND COUNTY.
-K. P. l,WlS.lS 4UU VOt' i.
Last' Monday won Hock Peer day.
-J.T.Mootc.ot Mnlthuiil, now Musi "lUby
J, 1). Courier, nf lllgelow township, la dan
Monday of last week, was Uio anniversary
fit the HWl flood.
Circuit Clerk Springer purchased an elegivit
.binary from J. W.. Peret, Ioa week.
This season the watering place dresses for
day and cvenlnc we idiorjt at both ends.
Oakley Morris of New Point, dellyred a
fine lot of hogn at Multtand, last week.
The public school of Maltland U Jn charge
,ot that excellent teacher, Mrs. W. F. Wulte.
PreparaUoM bavo boon commenc,(id litrnany
Rifles for a proper observance of decoration day'
Fall vvhcatjndlcntt. by oppeaiws;s, that
several batik accounts will b squared up this
Is Oregon to havo a Fourth sf July "cclc-
bhttt," or .yvJHJwr people co some where elso to
4rlnk the usual red lcmnnde.
Mm. Morion, living three mllos southeast of
New Polnt.dle.d on the isih tilt., of Valvular
Dliease of ldc Heat with Dropsical effusion.
Itev. H. Jjfattio, presiding elder of tho Uvnn-
pellcal Association, will preach In the M. v..
iiu-ch, Oregon, Wednesday evening May loth.
Mr. Lucy KnncluMr, Secretary of tho Wom
an's (Union, requests nil those having tickets b-
longing to that organization to please return
Jheni to her.
Afflictions never como stcBly'. First the
luavy rains, next tho advent of the Jaasos kill
ing, then tho cyclones, and now the legislature,
ft Is liuiofor a letfip on MJssourl.
Now stop gTjuubllng;ad own right up that
fiotX smiles unoa this country onee a yen,-, at
itiAt. if tbexc it ft fairer sum upuer neawu
than tXinn TerdantfleMs Wa have never neei'i It.
Holt coiinty In spring, Inspires onoto break forth
unil sing "America" with a now iwptu 01 mean
X)elvlntMRuror shipped seven carloads of
a,Ule lat weekfront Forest City, Maltland and
iturllugtoh Junction, and nine car loads from
Mils place this cek. Thliy n)so bought 108 head
from Paschal ft Hailctt, at 8C.M per hundred,
the highest prle paid this season. .Vmtfuml
Every home should have some flowers, a
garden alsolr fliere Is room, hut tha former
any how. They tnnko homo 10 cheerful and en
joyable. Now Is the time to plant such veils as
have Dot'afre.idy tveen put In the ground. Pro
cure a It jy yc;benns, gernunluins, and such bed
dins plants, and put them out at onee,
The c.ofn)g comet, will mako lis first np
ptarauco to the naked eye alio.it the loth tif
Mny. It will be seen In the northern heavens
about 30 degrees above the horizon In about
filename place tho comet of last season appear
red. It will Increase In brightness to tho first of
June, and will reach lis nearest point to tho sun
June IJtli. Ho say astronomical authorities.
-The wand ;uiy finished it work last Friday,
after alive days se.isUu, Tho wink douo by
this grand Jury Is all In tt very Itwrnugji innji-
. ner, and It Is said will tnko line engineering to
get around the Indictments. Tho men compos
ing this grand Jury were nil representative from
koepltig the costs of proscJthion down to 11 low
figure as one can possible lie.
-Too Original EngUh Chatter I!o.r for March
Is uooti our table. Messrs. Estes & uittiit, Hos
ton. Mass.. are tho American publishers. H Is
one of tho best children's publications of tho
day. It Is n book of 32 pages, and contains lo
fuUtmico Illustrations. The mutter contained
within Its coyer Is good and wholesome, For
81 sent by a ni'v subscriber, directly to the pub'
Ushers, they will send postage, paldi Chatter-
box lot 0110 year and a beautiful steel engraving
of n llftle girl puzzling oyer her first, sum, mid
entitled ".Ogght and Carry One." Thncnijrnv
jng In lxM liu-'lics, and sells for $-1.00, thus giv
ing every new suuscnuer h.w worm jur c,w
in roferenco to tho prcvalenco of hydro,
phobia atnong'iuen and animals along the bot
toms of the Missouri river, wo have this tn say
ns a warning totbo peoples llydrephobia (or
literally fear of water) Is a mania or craze pe
cullartodognor other nnhuals of the canlno
rac,o. This may be communicated to other an
imals or niaiihy Inoculatlou-tisuallyby n bite
or bv contact of any umu 01 a rauui auiuiai
with tho absorbents of tho organism. Our
frlendslneed t fear only dogs In tho first
iilnee. because In tho absouco uf wild animals
rtog are tho originators of rabte ; and again
becausoriogs are w numerously kept auiitami
)(es are continuously exposed. There aro ninny
mad doss on tho Kansas bide of tho river oppo
site here. How soon vf.H tho contusion cross
the river? A man pan icd through Oregon on
the MSi ult who had been bitten by a dog
kuowino be rtad. He was looking for u mad
tene . and tlrfJ leiiJIVs to say tluire Is n vlr
tue In It whatever. The Htale Geologist of Illi
nois cays he examined It, and finds It to be
fossilized coral whose compos'" in Is silicon
The oply treatment that offers'iiny hoio Is lm
mediate excision or enlargement;' of Its wound
pud subsequent ecuterlzatlon with, a white hot
luiiutHln.Ml nnl.l In nnlpp in notitrnllTrt nnv
HVItVf ,1,11., m, wv. ' 4
poison before absorption can take Per
sons bitten through clothing hiivo not so much
fo fear (is those bitten on exposed surfaces of
6kln since the clothing niay wipe from the teeth
of the bnlmal the poison material. After Inoc
ulation tho stago of Incubation (or period of
tlaie elapsing from receipt of Injury till mani
festation of disease), may be very variable In
duration. Iusorao only six or seven ilajsj In
ofhrrs from many days to a number of years,
Thedliease once developed leads to an unlvcrBal
ly fatal result. All dogs should bo muzzled 1 all
notrmuilcd should be shot i and all that show
jiny suspicious symptoms, should Jjo placed In
posllUn whero thqy would be absolutely harm
less. We do not wish to appear In tho role of
alarmists, but human life Is too precious to bo
offered as ft sacrifice, to tho delerlum of u dog.
Tho fish season Is at hand.
The elements nre again tranquil.
Uldron Kiinkcl tins mocd Into his new res
Trenton, flrundy county Missouri, has tho
A young maio nud cow way be bad of Win.
Kauchtr ut reiisonalile prices.
Two twlno binders hav been put up on ex
hibition lu the Court House Park.
Tho county lla'ird of A lineal j, which was in
session last week,, did but little business.
-Mis. MoKiillit Mill oudin select school t
her residence, comiucndiiK next Moudny, May
Superintendent Kolmer, of tho poor farm.
lias n nine ycer old lnd, for whom ho desires to
obtain a good home.
Tho Hodglns llros., of Craig, purchased n
Stiiilcbaker spring wagon, iiid a buggy fnnn
Dan Martin, last week,
Why Is n boiled potato like certain young
men of Oregon? Uecuuso It Is liable to bo soft
and Often get "mashed."
Laborers aro scarce and farmers In somo
Instances uro paying .twenty.nvo dollars pejr
month for number 0110 hands.
A runulngi-acu will take place on tho tsth,
on the race courso east of the city, Tho Pat
terson and I-evcrleJi hoists will run.
ltw. Carothcrs will preach at Triumph
school house, next Saturday evening nud Sun-
nay am a. m., In On gou In tho evening.
-Considerable corn lias been planted, but It
Is not coming up as It should, nnd fears 71 ro cn
tei tallied that uiueh of It mny have to bo t
plunted. Tho Ministerial association of the St.. Joseph''
District, M. K. Church, convenes at Savannah,
Mny4th, holding two days. About thirty inlu
Istem will attend, ,
-The lUtlo child of Dan Martlo, whllo ut the
table catltig, Tuesday of lost week, puiled a cup
of hot tea over upon Its arm, ayahling It quite
badly. Dr. Thutclier was ealWd, nud the little
suuVrer is doing well.
IUv. Dr. Williamson will preach nt tl:o
PresbyterUu church, Oregon, Hibbuth monilug,
at eleven o'clock nnd In tho cwulng nt the 7 ;M
o'clock. Evening subject- "Ileal Friendship
How to havo It and Keep it. Seats free, All
The Womaa'n Union contemplate elvlug an
other mnsnuerado lu one ort,wo weeks, us ;nany
have requested them to do Ml;, as a large num
ber wcro prevented nttcud'nlk on account of the
storm. They, cleared lKliJ.wnty.ililla-s .nt
their Istn Vnt'-rvti)ifchrwfl. be dOVored
to their library. v
Tho following lettersnro at; tho postofllei) j If
not called for in thirty days Hey wlll;lie .Vnt to
the dead letter oAkes Chirk Armstrong : Carrie
A Ilakurj .Itillus llowers :Mrs .Tune 11 Cole i:i
len (larelt; .Margaret I noodloAv; Wade Hamp
ton, llcnjamhi Hardin; .loliu O Paly; .lames
Wallace. Parlies calling for these tellers, will
please say "advertised."
At n meeting of the Holt County Union VcU
crnri Club, lit Mound City, 011 tho '.-.ifh ult.. It
wns decided that tlieclub and cltlens uf Mound !
City and vicinity would observe Decoration
Day, May .Dili and decorate the graves of de
ceased Union .soldiers. Au Invitation isextcudad-
to alt Eildlers nndclttena whonreln sympathy
with the same, to he present and participate lu
the ceremonies. K. (i. Smith, See.
A most unreasonable license) charge In ex
uded by nn ordinance lu this clly, which has a
tendency to prevent mosl exhibitions, A "Nig
ger" show or conjuring affair, only, can a (turd
to pay It. A small license of one dollar would
bring a much Into the treasury, nnd Is enough
In nil conschico. There Is soiucthlng no, menu
nnd unreasonable In this that the wonder Is
the community has so long tolerated It. Not
anotlu'r town lu tho Stale Is so unreasonable.
How few people read wolf how few know
know how. Parents should have their children
learnliow to tend whllo they nro young. Voice
culture Isus necessary lu a good reader as u
slugir, Mrs. I,, S. huueher Is organizing a class
pf children under fourteen year of age, to train
III elocution. All parents desiring their children
to take lessons will please send word at once, us
she w Ishes to begin Monday, May 15th. Terms,
Sl.uo for twenty lesson. Parents could not In
vest 11 dollar to better advantage tiiantu send
them to Mrs. Kniichrrfor Instruction. SI10 Is
every way qualllled, nud wo trust die will have'
a largo class.
Kvery year as it conies around brings with'
It the closing exercises of our public schools,
which Is an event looked forward to by the best
people of our district. Tho exercises this year
wero participated In by tho scholars Jielonghig
to tho rooms taught by Mr. Sum lCOiy, and
Misses Suslo I.ukens nnd Jlesslo I.chme r. The
lltllo ones all performed their icspectlve partu
With credit. Two o'clock was the hour set for
tho ommnoncemcirt of the exercises, lut'l long
before that tlmo people came from nil syes to
witness tno exercises, which opened Willi a
greeting song by tho scholars, thip the
following Interesting program was enrrleUout!
Salutatory Ida VVusou
Greeting' Carrie Scyidto
Declamation ., lMdlo WlUml
Bong .jlllo IWiler
Dialogue Apulo Thiima, (lea I.eiier
l.uiu Dobyns. i0
Declamation linbt. Peeler.
Dialogue Nettle I.hupus, Agglo Ashwu th
Nettle Cook. v.
Dialogue Pearl ilcnnott, Ida Mnipicuuer
tlu Cummins, Fuiina Allcu,Nnllio Kret J,
Ncltlo Cock, Nettle I,iiupur
A1111I11 r.nrfcli:n-,ll. 'f
itetitatlon (luy Cummins
Declamation , Kiiiiua Hnstcttcr
Itccltatlon ...P.minu Allen
Dialogue,, ..Graclo Hludc, Mluulo linstock, Ida
I.lmpus, Mary Peter, (fettle Cumihdis
Kyu Payne, Kuiiiiu Itoeckor
Now WlHant Nettle llcuson ,
Itecltatlou Mln nlo Cook
Declamation , Pearl Dennett
Mediation Willie Hludo
Declamation Kiowa Foster
ltecltatlon... Stella Sener
Dlalogno. ,Netto, .Kreck, Hmmn Foster, Myrtle
Kyger, Maud umblrd, Annie l.uckbardt
Temperance Hong. '. Kddle Herrmann
Dialogue.. i (MyrllpUlUer, Maud Llmblrd
Kmma Foster, Albert Whitmer, NCttio 1.1m
ims, .Acglo Ashworth, Nettle Cook
ltecltatlon , (leorgo Chaso
Itccltatlon : Joslo Berrea
Dlalogqo Ajnilo Itoecker, Minnie Soeiqan
Farewell , , Magglu Allen
At the close of tho exercises, appropriate re
marks wero made by tho teachers, nmliltev. pa-
rothcra and Dr,Luktns.
.Take Foster will And his vest In tho wood
Ira IVtor Is making valuablo lmproements
to Ids residence.
Tho Tcachcrs's Institute will be held nt
Mound City to-morrow, may olh.
Elder Mniipln will prench at Lnngdon sta
tion, Atchison county, next Holiday.
Itev. .lohu.lleck, of Indiana, has purchased
tho rcsldcnei of James I.lmblrd. Frlce,!V0,
The Indlesnftho Chrlsthm church are ro
quested to meet nt that church on Saturday af
ternoon nt three o'clock.
All thse who served In the Union nnn, are
requested to meet nt the officii of Tiir Coi'.vty
PAPKtt on Saturday evening, May Ctli, at half
Mih Iivlnc, of this city, will deliver a free
letturo 011 "Literature as n Factor In Civiliza
tion" at tho Christian ohurcli, Oregon, this Fri
day evening, May Mh.
Judge KclUy received n dispatch Wednes
day, elating one of his cblldrru was ly
ing at the point of death. The Judge imme
diately left for Savannah.
The quarterly meeting of lb" F.vangellca!
Asiodutton will tio held at tho Center school
house, commencing Saturday, May 13th, and
continuing over Kiindny.
(leorgo Meyer who Jlcs near Ferbes, deliv
ered u lino lot of cattle t (,'elvln i: Maiifir nt
tlijs place last Thursdayt nun e.ow In tho lot
weighing over fifteen IwudrMl ,Hnds.-.
In nddltlon toour local bar.tlw following at
torneysrom abroad nro In attendance ut our
circuit court; Judgo Johnson of Maryltle, Jute
Haulers of Savannah, Jhu H. Crosby, John
Stroiig,Jcn. Jas Craig, t A. Mossmaii, St. Joe.
Mr. Jlrady lost wverai hundred dollars
VOrthof bogs la-st week, that were poisoned by
eating soiucthlng that grew nfrer tho laic rains.
wo hear also of numy other Josses from like
causes. Cocklcburs Jt Is said wjll kill hogs and
T)io third quarterly meeting of he M. H.
Church South, Forest City circuit, will bo held
ut the Tarklo Chapcl,i.ear Ulgelow, Mayuth and
Till. The presiding elder being absent attend
log confereuce, Itev. Jolu Anderson 1U con
Dr. King who has been unable fo answer
professional calls for some time, by reason f
111 health, has, wo are pleased to state, suffi
ciently recovered, to be u.'jW to wk calls.
Thosa desiring his services vlll pleaso lenu
ward at the drug store of King & Proud.
People who attend circuit enirt siviictnues
gotxclti'djuul go hoiiu.orgeltlug'fnirt of their
"cldllflns of other nr'tlchM.rif valne. This hn
pened to one of the members of 0110 of the hung
Juries last week. lie went homo leaving n
"holUM shirt" In tho hands of the authorities,
There ui- no marks or brands on tho urllclu by
which It may bo Identified,
Dr. Arnold, the humorist nnd musician, ns.
ulsteil by Miss Paln, gave an euteitiiluiiient In
this elty 011 the Uilh tilt. Tho Doctor Is a whole
shun- vtlthln himself, lie Is Immense. Miss
pisji Is !V i.od reader, tind will coi;ipare favnr-
ubiy Willi the average recltalloiiM. Wn think
niuu.ieiis 111 gusiure, anil leuuv 10 uiu using in
lUctiiiiiH too much. She has excellent voice eul
tore nnd flue nxiirwssloii.
Nothing disperses the darkness of Ignor
ance like travel. He who travels learjjs many
IhliiM that home people call Impossible. He
who travels lu Spain. Scotland or vast regions
of Asia, finds that the work animals there, tho
mules and horses, can do morn than our pnlly
euro. fed ones here. The truth Ik corn makes
nothing lint fat. Feed corn to your horses and
mules all winter and ihcy eome out fat andslcek
ready to die 011 the llrst attack, (llto them
hay, straw, o;ts, or any muscle producing food
In moderation, and they come out lean but
tough nud hardy. Corn should be fed to 110 an
imal except those you want to fatten ; It has
killed oil mure aaliuals than whiskey has men.
Closed it business viry snddunly on Wednes,
occasioned by tho sad Intelligence received by
.Iiiilgn Kelley, which Is spoken of elssvthere.
The criminal docket was well cleared up, but
very few el II cases were disposed of. Tho civ
il cases disposed of weio ns follows 1
CO, (leorgo Martz vs Carilo II Martz, Decree
giving child lo plaintiff.
SJ. W W Frazer et al vs Thus 11 Moore.
I.eavo to answer.
S7. Squaw Creek Ditch vs Holt County ctnl.
Judgment of county court alllrmcd,
31, Ktilwell Shirley vs Walter Jirownlce.
5. Win Sweeten vs Henrietta Sweeten.
ta, Minerva Smith vs Joseph Smith. Decree
of divorce and custody of child.
57. State to use ol Holt county vs T II Hunts
Judgment for defendant.
28, City of Oregon vs Daniel Zook. Judg
ment for defendant.
55. F.rnst F. Weller vs T W Swope..DlsinIsscd
0. McCoy & Moore vs K O St J & 0 11 It It Co
Judgment for plnlnttft. Defence flies motion
for new trial.
so. David Washam vs KCBtJ&CH 11 11 It Co
Jndgincnt for plaintiff.
90. Stato by col vs II I, Caton et al. Dismiss
ed. S, Henry Knoll et nil vs Hem Ditchers et ul
Order of sale.
49, W W Caldwell admr vs Win Hawkins.
I.eavo to answer,
m. J W Anderson vs K 0 St J & 0 1) It It Co.
Judgment for plalntllf.
(17. P W Maun vs John 15 Caton.-Plalntlff
fii). Henry Ceoksny as Lawson Slpos, Con
tinued for want of notice,
70. OA MoshcrvH Samuel A (llcnu et nl.
Judgment for want of answer, lli.ao,
us. John H Swone vs It 1 Kea. --Continued.
8:1. droves it Ferguson vs I) P .Ilaldwln.
Judgment for plain lit, S'.M7.
si, Skldmnro & Skidmoro vs II I, Allen rt al,
Continued for want of notice.
87. W (1 Jones vs A an.l T Dcckor.-PlahitlH
AN KXTHAOItDlNAltV OFFICII.
Thero aro a large number of persons out of
employment In every county who could bo mak
ing from $100 to DOO per month working fonts.
TI)cro aro many who have employment who
could make a much larger amount by obtaining
tho agency ot their county uf nn article of great
merit that will sell In all well. to-do families,
nnd pay a pioflt ot uvor too per cent. One
agent In Pennsylvania sold 33 hi two days and
made over 400 clear. Any man with energy
enough to call and show our Invention eauiimku
81.1100 to $3,000 a Tear. Wo onlv want one irood
man In each county, to whom we win tiU tho
exclusive sale. Tho business is pleasant, per
munuiit nud profitable. Wo wish to hear at
onco from those who aro out of employment, or
delrfl to fret better. Send stnnmnml mblress
and receive our large dcscilptivo circular, givlns
UUI NI"I lIMiHIHI.
IIISNNICH MANAFACTUltlNO CO.,
W Snilthnekl Streett,
ALL OVER THE CUUNTY.
Maltland has a business dlreclry,
Mr, l.yle, of (Irabruji. was In town this week.
Dr. Imper, ot Skid mure, was in town lust
The town council met Monday r veiling, at
thenfflce of IM. Hmt
Several Mnlthiuders tiMik in tho theater nt
Mound Clly, lust week.
- Miss Amanda Clark returned this week,
from h visit to Mound City.
Mr. J, Jt Wlnsch nud lad', ot St. Joe, nro
visiting friends here, this week,
-Mr. Ollin llenuett, of St. Joseph, was shak
ing hands with the boys, this week.
The young people enjoyed . social hop at
the bank hall, one nljxlit this week.
Mrs. M. 15. Hart has been Improving her
farm near town, with some new fences.
Mr. Campbell nnd somo lady friends, of
lllgelow, spent the Sabbath in Maltland.
Miss Kmma Colllson Is ImprotliiK her f pare
time by taking lessons 011 that new mean.
Mr. Hiram lllazcr went lo MaryWltt) last
week, to look nt some of the Duo horses at that
Lindsay Moltberts took ft few car-loads of I
cattle mid hogs to Hnusastily for(lelln &Mau- j
rjr, last week.
.Mr. J. S. Hazard returned , this week, from !
rm extended trip South. Ho reports having u
Tho cool weather Is making the fall wheat
stool out, and the prospects aro now very favor
able for a largo crop, this year.
-We are glad t note that several person
who have been 011 the sick list for the past few
weeks, niv rapidly cotivnlesejng.
--Mr. Harmon brought In n line drove of fat
cattle, last week, which, at th) present price.-,
must net him quite urnt lo sum.
itev, Ijithcr, of tho Presbyteilan denomina
tion, has mado n regular appointment at Malt
land. V believe it Is tho 2nd and 3rd Sundays
In each inonlji.
. Fred .Marklaud IsUioiinty man In town who
Is sorry he did not goto court. He sas Ore
gon Is, above all other placet, the otio where ho
prefers to do his courting.
Mr. WlllJani ltlchie has Just completed n
porch 011 the front of Hie residence of Mr. Jas
Ewlng, on Maple meimn It adds much to tho
appearance of the bidldlng and speaks well of
Mr. lllcnlc'.s ability ns n carpenter.
Mr. C. T. Donovait Is hating tho finishing
toHches put In his new bain, and Is preparing
to build au addition to his hopso. The xptrlt Qt
improvement piediimlaale,s,'lu M.r. Donovan,
nud. Is vnoif the .cqrsjhry qalu)cUlus lo tlie
building nn of a live to'wn, '
A geull cintili between here "and Mound City
reports tho breaking of a water-spout near Ids
place, last week, lie describes ther-.ln s pour
ing lu torrents for about half an hour, accom
panied by 11 loud roarim' sound. 'A small stream
near his plnee. rose about nlno feet during tho
short time the storm tasted, doing a great deal
-Wo took a ride Into Cm country the other
day, noting tho crop prospects, nud found every
thing well advanced except the gaiden. Wo
wero surprised In find many otherwi-o well
tilled farms without a garden.' This seems
singular, for 11 well cultivated vnrdcii Is the
halfuf a farmer's living. Wn think if a few less
acres of eom were planted nnd the time ex
pended In the garden would prme 11 sourciiof
A new butcher In town.
1). W. Kirklaud hasn new organ.
--A wedding near town, last Tuesday.
Dr. l.oM'ladv hasbecu 011 the sick 1 St.
Itev. Sehnllz returned from a week's visit lo
Corning almost eniuas.se, spent last week In
Oregon, attending Court.
-Mr James VanOiindy hU'i a lively runaway
last Tuesday, but no harm done.
A set of first class beggars wero in town one
evening last week, begging their way lo Council
Hind's. The citizens aided them llbrnlly.
Mr. Weft has been visiting in town since
last ThursOay. He left for his homo In Chicago,
last Tuesday, toklng with him Ids Utile daugh
ter Addle, w ho hasbeeu living with her (Irnnd-
lathcr, Mr. Hodston,
Mr. Kimball Intends nunins his sawmill,
Nothing of nnuisoinent, not even a dance, in
W. II. Hell, uf lllirelow. was In our 111 dst
last Friday, telling the farmers what they need
to harvest their grain with.
Mrs. Simmons, of Arkansas, died last Tuch
day, nud was burled In the Island graveyard.
Mr. Simmons has sold his farm, and Is disposing
of his other property preparatory to lcalngthe
Tim nrnsncct for tho rat road Is good
yet. Engineer are now examining tho river In
unlnp lit fSinl it ntt.ilil, ernA'lif litueA ! while the
surveyors uro running Unas on both sides. They
have come prepared to stay nwhlle tins time, as
they huvu a camping outfit.
Mrs. Annlo Ilnrnes is giving good satisfac
tion lu our publso school,
-Dr. Williamson preached an excellent ser
mon last Sunday morning,
Trade dull as everybody Is plowing, still
butter and eggs come hi plentifully.
-John nnd Fnnnlo Price looked very much nl
home In our lltllo church, last Sunday,
"Thulato high waters washed away some of
Mr. Cain's hogs, but no other damage hi this
Peach crop damaged lusomo loctlllles by
tho hall, otherwise tho proruiso of a good crop
Zlmrl Hester and wife, David Pollock nnd
wlto, and soverul others leave soon for nn ex
tended trip through the Fast, visiting their old
homes and friends. . .
Several liullos and gentlemen, of our town,
attended Col. Sanfords lectures In Oregon among
whom was father names. He seems ns lively
as ever and tdjoys a good sermon or lecture,
F.iirroit County PAt'KHi Who was the.
Oninniiiniler In Chief of the ('onfeilerale Army
ot Virginia at tno name 01 me vvununiessT
General Leo. '
Hkkpv K., COHNtNfv t Jiofore the vvnr tho
i....,. iiU.uiiiiiHti uinint'ntn "Tim Smith" uprf
used to ricslfwitfl thn Slatps or tho part of the
country whew slavery oxlstedi and filnco thn
war these terms have retained their former slg-
nu...n 1. n ut.itn nf Mlsmi. lifis iilu'nve
1 111 ivuiiu nn i'..,' '' "' i', .,..,,.
1 1 .1 1 ...... Ont .11, an Ulnla nt.,1 la haw
-Onpt Lucas iiikI II. II. Harrison are .shipping
Miss Mary Canou spent last Sunday with
friends In Oregon.
Mrs. l.afe. Million has been spending the
wceknt Andrew Meyeis.
Miss l.iiru Willis Is now engaged In the
mlllln"ry business at Westboro.
(IrituhuaSlapp h visiting Is daughter, Mrs,
fugleman, near Kansas City, wu belle e.
Hubert Cain offers 0 cents for hogs nud says
they w tit go to 7 cents later In the season,
-One day, week before last, Itev. llrnwn, of
Momiitl'lty, came down on church business.
!)... Alkltcwcut to llrownsllle, Nebraska,
on the Mill ult., to transact sumo legal business,
0. C. Plumnier has gone In Lcavcnwcrth. to
to bo emplord by his brother, thegrc.it fruit
Dr. J. P. Jackson, formerly of this county
but lately of Kulnas lily, paid us a short visit
on the'ilnl ult.
That lady of questlxnable virtue, Mrs. Mann,
has left the pales ot our elty and moved to Dar
Webb smith and wife returned last week,
from a visit to Indiana-he on llieMth ult. ami
she a few days later.
Kldor Thomas Mulr, of lllgelow, gave our
town n call, one day last week, and bought a
new hat of Mlnton Urn's.
Thomas Teare, of ur town, took In tho
flourishing clly ot Maryville, u few days ago.
He went for the benefit of Ids eyes
Major Kelley has succeeded In cleaning up
th- greater part ot snioks row. Tar result Is
the atmosphere around the depot is better.
-Jo. Williams, of Hie hardware establishment,
took Pete lingers' place as operator, nt Mound
City, this week, while Pete uttoniled Court,
Mrs. Mary Slattln, who has been visiting
friends in Oregon, returned home a few days
ago. She ptop oes to keep a boarding house.
Millers tue reues(ed to keep at a icspcet
fnl distance from Vine llovey's blue suit. He
piefcrstotake Ids flour Inside nnd not outside.
A man said tube the veritable llnllalo Itlll
was one of tho passengers on the train that was
delayed hereby the heavy rains of theSlst ult-
Itev, Jesse lllrd, of the M. H. church, South,
drove Into town on Friday of last week, lie
stoppod a few hours nud then went on to his
Mrs. lluzn.li has returned from Maryllle,
whero hn has been under treatment for two
months for soro ejes. Her eyes are almost en
, Miss Anna Wilson, of St. Joseph, spent
evi.r.il davs with the family of her tunic, Dr.
II. M. Wilson, list week. Shu rcturntd home
last Itoii. lav.
Mm. Hawley, widow of llnvlate Michael
Hawlcy, and family have returned fnnn Cnrlo,
Illinois, to which place they moved last fall.
They are now occupj log tho house vacated !.
II. It. lll ldv.
A bawdy house ease recently, before the
Mayor's court. The parties were ono M.ny
Walker nnd one Thomas Wheeler. They were
arrested on Sunday evenltn last and both plead
guilty sho that evening and he Monday.
Doe. Mullock ami "famllv" moved last Sat
urday, lo their new home lately purchased of
S, T. Lucas. Doe. Is enjoying all the lender
bliss ot wrestling with slove pipe mid carpel
stretcher, nnd other pleasauliles of married
-On the first Inst., Mrs. Lmll Weber and Miss
Duma llovey went with their Sinulav school
elases to a convenient grove nnd had a May
patty. They chose their queens and crowned
Ibcni.iie. 1 tut. tliorcrclc.s most enjo.ved by
the little folks was eating the splendid supper.
-Dave D'iguct, who for a long while seemed
near the verge of eternity, Is again on h! stilts,
Some private eltlens, especially Messrs. Jo.
(irnves and John lllehanlsou, deserve hlsuevor
ceasing gratitude for their kindness toward him.
The elty, through the .Mayor, has also rendered
Kliler Wetel Is still absent, In Kansas.
Itev. llrnwn preached atStauberry. SuiiiViy.
I,. It. Knowics found bis way to the city,
There was no preaching at any of II19
churches Sunday morning.
(leorL'o llenneltls unking arrangements to
open a drug store lu the Central Hotel building.
Me. C.ivanah nnd w fe. of (fraliam. were
visiting Mr, Urlnk and wife, Saturday and Sun
day. -Dr.Arnold gave his entertainment nt the
Opera House, Saturday night, to a good audi-
-Klder lihndes. of Ihn ltaptlst church, Isev
peetcd lo preach In this city on the 2nd Sunday
In this mouth,
Klder Untts rnntenililates nltenipllng tn
build a church house for the llapt.sts, at Mound
CltyitMrlng tho coining summer.
-Mrs. W. S. Hlatt and Mr J. D. Curtis nre on
the sick list. Miss Ktta CurtK who has hern
quite III for some time, Is now nblo tn take
charge nf her school. She has been eniplo.ved
lo teach the summer term of the saiiio school at
which she has been leacl'iUB the past winter.
Let us have a singing school.
ltnchel Alklro l.ns returned from a visit tn
Preaching nt Purr Oak, last Sunday, by
Solomon Hopper, goes In Nebraska forcorn
pays fio cents per bushel,
The Mlnton nrns,, of Forest Cltv, wero In
the bottom Inst Sunday, visiting their parents.
Died, nt the residence nf James Alklro, one
daylastweck,Mr. Lamlrey. He wns slekouly
Miss Delia Lunsfnrd, daughter of Henry
Litnsford, Is up nnd uround again, after n long
spell of sickness,
All who deslro to work In the Sunday sefiool
are requested to meet at the Idle-Wllda school
house, tin lint Sunday In May, fur tin purpose
The Orange holds Its regular meeting at
Idl-Wllila, the first Saturday In May, All tho
memhorsare requested (n befprosent, as thero Is
Important buslur.ss on lialul,
Planting corn, business men pitching horse,
John ltoss has bought a new buggy. $IN.
It's quite too exquisitely too ton, to talk about,
A happy couplo made u dive Intoth'o sea of
matrimony from thooftlca of Justice M. V. Dunn,
Monday morning, Did not learn their names
Jmt coimVned ages was about o years. May
their, future yoavi be happy ones,
PKItSONAL AND SOl'IKTT.
-Judge Kelley spent Sunday In Oregon.
-Mrs. Stcrrctt has ie turned from St. Louis.
-Miss Kmma Stokes Is vlslllug friends In tho
-Charley Stcnltt, Is clerking for K. P. Hos
tetter. -Mln Mnud Dysart has returned to St.
Joseph. . . ,,
s! itorDiingaticame iipfrom JefteisouOlly
-I). W. King, of (Slay township, Is visiting
-Dr. L. 1). Crlss, eaucer doctor, of Savannah
was In our city Sunday.
Andy Carr piirehashed a spring wagon from
J. W. Peret last week.
-Mrs. Joseph (Iraham, of Maltland.ls visiting
with friends In our elty.
-Samuel C.illcn. of Suanuah, gave us a
friendly call last Thursday.
"Jack" Masters, of Coming, was mining Ills
many friends Is Oregon last Friday.
Dr. J. D.Snillli.ofSt. JosHph, was spinning
Ids pleasant Jokes on ourstreets Sunday.
-lien. Sedwlek and family, of Fairfax, spent a
few days last week with friends In our elty.
-F. M. Josljn, Probate Judge of Atchison
county, was In our elty a few days last week.
0. It. Jolinnuol, assistant postmaster, at
Hoc kPort, gave us n pleasant call Tuct.day.
Andy Itoilercainntotowii Monday mid pur
chased 11 handsome phaeton from .1. W. Peret.
-List week, Warren Davis, of this city, paid
n visit tn his sun, who Is In business ut Coming,
-Charley Mossmati. the leading railroad
attorney of the Platto Purchase, has been at
tending our Court.
Mrs. S. A. (loslln and her accomplished
daughter, Kstelle, entertained Col. Sanford
iliirini his visit to our city.
Mrs. KH.l I'avue, wife of Andrew Paviic,
of lids city, l l.vlug dangerously 111 ut the resi
dence of J. n. Payne, of Ibis city.
For 1111 elegant lino f milliner goods to se
lect from, you should call ututerrltt A. Martin's,
west side public square, dreg jii, Missouri.
-C.II.Carl. otSt. Joseph, Is In tho clly, and
Is now prepared tn do your painting. Helms
had much experience, and will guarantee Hist;
ektss worU In every paitieular.
Dr J. T. Thatcher, of this clly has had
charge ot the patients of Dr. Hall, of SI. Joseph,
tho past week, during tin' latter gentleman's
Ml to St. Louis nttendliigllie (Iraiid Command
cry of Knights Teinplur.
- Mr. llvooks, of Madison, Indiana, has been
lu our city, several days. Ho has boon nppolnt
cd c:ecutor nf the estala of Mr. Phelps, who
was a partner In the inorohantlle business with
M. M. Suiltlf, of Mound tily.
Miss Dysart, of SI. Joseph, who has been
assistant principal of our public schools the p isl
year, leturned to her homo lu St. Joseph, last
Saturday. We understand she will leave for
India, in a short lime, to labor lu Iho missionary
Mesilames Slerrltt K Martin the popular
milliters, of our elty, have received their new
spring goods. Tlnlr slock of hatsl.s he largest
ever Inoiighl to this city, uiM as they weie
purchased to sell, It will tin well for Hie holiest ,
call and avail IheniHivesof the extremely low
prices al which they ntc ottered.
Two or three hundred years ago, thn vvond .r
disclosed by the telescope seemed to engage and
fascinate mankind, bejond any other class of
dlscnvulica. From soins unaccountable ieaon,
recently, at least within tho last half century,
man has bean gradually confining Ids Investiga
tions lo narrower bounds, until he Minis the mys
tery of the universe locked In a cell of his own
being. It was onco said, '.study to know thy
self." Then, Iho problem was, comparatively,
au easy one. Now, when Iho lamp of Investiga
tion burns above tho brightness of the noonday
sun, we begin to comprehend the Infinitude nf
such a deel.iriUlnii. When Alias, gioanlng and
sjililened under his heavy biiidcn, gazed upon
tluiheadof Cordon Medusa, Ills liiiibs beeanin
fixed as the ridges 011 a lilll-sidc,:iud hlsstre.im
lug lialr.as while, as the snows that crowns the
inntiiitalu'.s summit. Unreasonable and lues
plleablu as this ancient legend appears. It Is
scarcely less marvelous than those mrlails of
traimiiiutallous which so miraculously ocelli' In
our own bodies at every Instant of our lives
Instead of streaming hair, streams ot prepared
material are changed mysteriously, and Instant
ly not Into slono but lo living woof. As it Is
often said, tho power of a thunderbolt reposes
In a drop of peaily duwjMi, Indeed, It may bo
said with far giealcv emphasis, each lltllo bio
plast conlahis the power of Almighty (lod. The
bioplast is the absolute of man lu other word?
It I Ms beginning. They thickly pervado all
organic structures, and constitute the entire
lltiii! matter ot Iho body-all else Is dead.
While they avo llfusiistalners, they aro life de
eslroycrs ; whllo they nre sometimes enclosed In
cells, inch Is not their necessary condition. Hut
whcreer situated their work Is the same. They
may be called the great Lilliputian factories of
the human system, lu which the Invisible farles,
with shuttle and spindle, marveinusly pnidnco
Iho fabrics of our being, llul these bioplasts,
with blood-thlisty voracity, devour the nutrient
streams from the vital fluid. When wu again
behold It, there throbs before us a Ndd, yellow
ish substance, whoso life Is Immediately trans
fmiurd to distended threads which compos all
Iho llssiwsnf the body, There Is, then, nu such
thlugas Hi'fiiu tissue, slneolt Is not tissue at all,
until after the action of tho liln-glvlng and life
taking bioplast, All lite Is reposed lu this mi
nute, sliucturless structute. Hut vviu'.t Is If.'
What are Its movements? To the llrst question
wo can answer no further than lo say, It Is a
glutinous speck, nnd Irani its center continually
bubbles up, like masses imbued with like move
ments and powers. 'Iho power of repioductlon
Is self-embodied, and Is Imparted lo all succeed
ing bioplasts. It also piiscssca the power of
moving lu any direction, apparently dlsiegard
lug nil laws, physical or chemical. Wlllilu Its
coaler, thu mystery of mysteries takes
place, th transmutation of the "not lllng"
to the "living." Here we search for life, which,
it found, would cease to be life, nut ns many
ns are the different classes' so are the kinds nf
bioplasts, Heio, one U weaving nerve, there,
a bono, another, muscle. Aflercach has wasted
Its strength, spent lis furce. nud erected lis
monument, like Hi" sparks which lly upward, it
goes out forcerr. . ...
After all, wo uro but corals, nf a far more
peculiar and Interesting. and perhaps, less lovely
kind, The busy Httlo Polys symbolizes the
netlvullttle bioplast, each building u tenement
which Is 10 endure Ions aftir they havo ceased
Such, in brief. Is tho ncarct approximation
of the great queslloH, flid onnf no life, )et at
tained by eminent scientists, They havo gone hut
farcnougli to discover how deen and nnfallioui
nblo and "past lindUjK out'1 Is tue primal act ot
Thinking thai my friends would be Interested
In healing fiom this section. I will pen rt few
lines, gltlns u short description of my trip here.
Ilelng called away very unexpectedly. I had no
npportiiully of oven salng good byo. I left
St. Joseph by thu St. Joe ci Western, on Sun
day morning at ten o'clock, April tr.Hi, nnd
arrived In Unite City, Saturday inoinltnz tho
'.'.ml, niter two delays, one ut (inuiil Island on
the I'lilnou Pacific, of twenty-four hour, tho
olher nt llattlo Creek on the Utuh& Northern,
Space would hardly penult, nt this time, an ex
tended description id the country passed. From
St. Joseph to (iic.vciino wo make a gradual
tisceut of WW reel, the land consisting mostly of
prairie with luorn or less fcitlllly, until wn
readied Nort'n Platte where wo crossed tho
Ninth branch ot that river; from Iheie the road
consists of gravel nnd sand with very llltlo grass.
From Cheyenne we ascended lo Sherman, BJI1
ft et elevation, the highest icached by the V. P.
road. Wo could sec the mountains about fifty
miles bcliire we reached Cheyenne, Unking like
white capped clouds near the horizon. No per
son can lime 11 true Iden of the grandeur of
Hie scenery lo be seen here, without seeing It.
From sin rniaii, we passed to the elevated pla
teaus covered with sand, where lint lltllo grass
Is to be seen but plenty of what Is known as
sage brush. During the day time we eagerly
looked forth, anxious to see new beauties.
Dining the night vvc sought sleep ns best wo
could. Wo had tho pleasure of passing through
Keho unit Weber canyons, wlierolstu be seen
some of the finest scenery ever presented to tho
humaneyi'. From Welior cinyun wu niter tho
lutcly valley ill which Is nesUcd the beautiful
elty of Ogden. Hero we changed cars, taking
the Utah - Northwestern for llutto City, at 7
o'clock In the evening. The cars being very
much crowded tind bulng iiurrnw gauge, we had
n very pour chalice for sleep. We reached Hat
tie l ivek some time before daylight, where wo
had to lay up for seven hours on account of tho
wreck of a freight train. We started again nt
lo o'clock, passing down n narrow vnllcy with
here nnd there n farm or ranehe, the land lielng
Irrigated from small mountain streams. Wo
next passed to an elevated plaNau covered
with sand and sinji' brush, with mountains
looming up nil around in the distance. Hero wo
passed the lilaekfoot reservation. Wo next
entered Iteaver canyon, the mountains on each
ldi: being covered with pine and nr. Here wo
passed up all elevation of li7 feet to the mile. It
being after night wo could not see the benulltiil
scenery. From here we descend again through
a valley, arriving at Unite Clly about daylight.
It Is a city of about 7oon Inhabitants! It Is mostly
bulll of wood : contains se.cial large stamp and
smelting works nud umy ho termed a mining
town. For the benefit of thuso cotilcniplatlng
coining out here, in promt, I would say, the
city Is full of people lool.lug for woik. and many
are In destitute .liciuu.slaiiecs, nnd II they had
thu mono they would soon be on the way hack
In the Slates. I don't think there Isono In it
hundred that would like tho country on their
llrst coining, It being cold and bleak, spring not
coining before June. From llutteClly we cross
ed Into Jcllcrsoii Valley, Whitehall being our
podolliee Tlie valley consists of bottom and
bench lands uhoul live miles In width. Hoises
being about the only stock raised limy run at
large .summer nud winter without feedlng,'liav
lo pan lluir way Ihiough while there is snow
upon the ground. Vegetables Is about tho only
crop raised here 'fids is no place tor men tn
liiovn their families, there htinp no sneli ly nnd
only here mid llieiu 11 school fioilse. llul t havo
made my-letler too long already, so I guess I
will save .sonu! lor my host Idler.
Mil. Km iol:i-l iilsoauiii town farmer, cul
tivating forty acies not far from where I live. I
think I shall exercUe my light In vote on any
nud all question thai conic up. There aro iu
riaiiy voters nut of town that havu no Inlciostl?
fanning as there are lu town. liming Hie pnst
Iwonrllucc weeks, more anlinalH haver been
killed from eating somo poisonous plants that
spring uponily, than would pay for all iho hen
tills derived by letting them run out W ycar.s.
Thousands of dollars worth have bien thu.s de
stroyed by running mil, In Holt oitinty iilone.
The most sucecs.i'ul hog raisers iltiiaio that no
one ever made a cent by lilting ngs run out.
Notice Is hereby given, that the board of Di
rectors of the Oiegoii siihool district will relieve
applications Iroin leaeheis lo till the post
.1..!. ..t (.(,,,.(.. ,1 iu ,irfUt!iiiK. noil nun
IKXIs ul 1 1 III, ('., 1, ,..,-...
teacher lor tho colored school, up lo niion. May
L.1IIII. lh-sj, AppnenuoilS sliuillliou llilillinscu i"
W. H. D.ivis.Sei reJr.ry. ,
lly orilerof the Hoard,
' r. 11. luvib.scc.
Tu. u. i. ci.'iss
has an Infallible and permanent cuio forOnucor,
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treatment Is peifcelly simple, being spoclficnp
pllca.iiii.wiiieh kills Hie caiicer.root and brunch 1
vv'.'lSd.sip out of ttsef, No pay required until
ltd junerrnr minor Is removed. Consultation
irue. Address L. 1). Ciuks, Savannah, Mo.
M une.sot.t Amber Cine Seed, iu bulk, at 'Ji per
pjiind, al Purler's Coi ning. Mo.
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