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1 cj r ',-3 til (rARMLSClNC IN HOLT COUNTY n " VOLUME XVIII. W have seen hotter days. Probata court next Monday. Only 12.30 a "hot, says Hcory Cook St. Valentine's Day next Wednes day. Our oxtretan winter bis beon so jrere on the wheat, .' Tbfldayi are getting, considerable longer at both end?. The lair prohibit! shooting quail .after the Urn of February Tom Hlnde Is making decided Im provement to his store room. Business is very quiet and will like ly remain bo until Spring comes. Wm. Colhonr, of Liberty township takes hl departure for Kansas, tomor row. We hear it rumored that our fair city will enjoy a genuine boom tbe com fcig jnaen. Ask Clark Proud how he enoycd the company of bin falrcaUers, ou Wednes day of last week. Dr. Shcarburnn, tho druggist at Maitland, is talking some of moving to DeiMoincs, Iowa. Ed. L. Hart, of Maitland. plead his jflrst law case before Esquire Thayer .one day last week. We learn that Oregon is to be treat ed to a dramatic entertainment by lo cal talent in a few weeks. Conductor, Ed.Konnedy has return ed from Arkansas and is again with bis ld train on the Maitland branch. Mr. David Nipbcr, has been ap pointed janitor of the normal and public school building. An excellent choice. Misses Eola Kitchen and Ida Gaunt two of Saline county's popular young ladies, are visiting friends in Minnesota Dr. Ernst Kaltenbaeh came down frpm Maitland on Saturday, and paid hit rcpects to his uaaiesukej Ernst Flo jgenbaum. We are glad to note that E. Van fiuskirk is Improving, and his mnny friends hope to see him out upon tbe streets soon. To ' enjoy to-day, stop worrying about to-morrow; next week will be just as capable of taking care of itself as this one is. The ground hog is to bo congratu lated for not coming out Inst Friday for if he bad seen bis shadow wc might have expected six weoks of bitter cold weather. The revival meeting at tho M E. church closed last Sunday evening. Quite a numbor were converted and a general revival experienced on tho part pt the membership. Anna L. Kaull, Forest City, ago deven years, sends us the correct ans wer, Jules Verae, to work enigma, pub lished in our last issue. Your present will be sent you, soon. Wm. Cain, who has beep residing jn Kansas for some timo past, has re turned to Holt comity, and will oper ate the Debolt farm in Hjckory town ship, the coming season. Married at the residence of the bride's parents (n Now Point, Febru ary 7th, 1683, by Rev. S. Carothcrs, Mr. Thomas B. Felix and Mis Lizzie Pol lock. All ot Hpjt county. We stated last wpek, that one, Jas. Preen, was lined and sent to Jail for whipping bis wife, We were erron eoujjy informed. The offense charged was abandonment of his wife. ffanunry, 1882, was open warm tit ilecldedly pleasant, without cither jrajnorsnow. In January. 1883, we had, nearly four weeks of exceedingly cold weather, and considerable snow throughout tho month. A Ladles and Misses musical socie ty has been orgar))zpl ft) our pity. Miss Estella Gosllu la tlip prpsident. A yery (pleasant meeting was. had at the resi dence of Prof. Hill on lar Saturday afternoon. Tho next meeting will oc cur at the residence qf M,osps Bennett, pn the 34 Inst. The annual missionary sermon will b preached at tho M. E. church next Sundajat Jl o'clock, and tno blank envelopes distributed for thp benovolont cause of tko church. After tho sermon (he ordinance of baptism will qp ad ministered.' Children's missionary meeting at night. All jrvttod. ' St. Joseph Herald ; Mr, Leigh Ir vine, late editor of tho St. Joseph, G aette, started Thursday on a lpcturo tour along the t St. Joseph Western railroad, taking for his subjects, 'Lit erature" and Oratory." Mr. Irvmo is a young man of brilliant talents ax a speaker, writer and lojturor and bos been 6iiccestu. in Ms unaeriaKmg wherover he has appeared. He donor yes to be patronized. Samuel Foster went to St. Joseph last week. You can borrow troublo without girtng security. J, Foster Marshal went to St. Jo seph last Friday. Grand Army meeting, to-morrow, Saturday evening. Strawberries arc ripe in t)iat far off northwestern state, Oregon. Joe. Colllson of Now Point, has returned from his western trip. Frank Kclfer, of Minnesota Valley, will go west in the Early spring. W. II. Patterson, will go to Arkan sas, in n tew weeks, to see tho nllgntcrs It. Long, living in Upper Hott, has sold his farm and will go to tbe Pacific Slopo in tho spring. "Minerva" sends us a valuable contribution entitled: "Docs it Pay." It will appear In our next issue. Of tho 111 counties in the state, Nodaway connly leads them nil in thu way of horses, mules, cattle and shcup. Marsh Savlllo, of Nebraska, was In the city Monday, slinking hands with his many trlonds. II is assistant sec retary' of the Senate. Our now county court Is in session, and as their time has been devoted thus far in tho week making .settlements with tho various road ovcrsoers, wo will publish the proceedings next wcck. Considerable stock Is reported fro zen In different parts of the conntry whilo enrouto to market, and it is high ly probablo that considerable loss has occurred with cattle on the western plains. Don't bo late to school. If you have any work to d.i, why. do it in tho evening or morning botoro school time. Pupils coming in after school has taken up, annoy tho scholars as well as tbe teacher. Lemuel Fountain who has beon so Journing in Indiana, fur some time, has returned. Ho was accompanied by his two nieces, Joiime and Allio Fountain, who will remain in Upper llolt, " 'till the roses como again." Every fruit-grower in Holt county should mnko it bs "special order" and attend tho meeting of fruit-growers, which is called for tho 17th inst , at the Court IIouso. See tho call published elsowhcro in this issue. Jas. W. Poret, our Harness deuler, is going to leave thu state, and Is offer Ing his btonk of harness, bridles, collars, saddles, etc., nt cost. As he does not desire to carry this stooic with him, you will find It to your advnntngo to give him a call. On Menday night our shoriff, Amos Castlo attached tho Mock of goods of Jas. Ewing & Co , of Maitland. The "Co." was Jas. V. Brady, tho tea mor phant tf St. Joseph, and the property was attached fop fe benefit of hW creditors. On Saturday a farmor carno In and said ho had treed sorao coons, Cold as the weather was, a crowd of twenty threo men and boys and a number of dogs, went out and chopped down numerous trees, built fires and found narrya coon. Master Monty Curry has gons Into the scolder's ofHco again, as Deputy. Wo aroglud to note tjiis, for ho is wor thy tho position, having boon Deputy under Daniel Zauhman. Recorder Ly on deserves 'especial praise for making this selection. i D. W. Kolly, tho oldost son of Judge Kolloy, has been appointed Post master at Savannah. Tho .'dce nnd his family are in luck. Another ol his sqns was recently appolntod to 92,200 clerkship in tho Treasury Department at Waahlngtoa . The St. Joseph Saturday-tjiraocrat has this to say of ono of ourafbrmpr young lady residents: "MissA Susie Miller looked very well at flaw's con cert. She wore a ruby voty'cUlhd silk dress, with cream Spanish lace and uatqral fowers." We desire to call atWHimi to, tlio advertisement of D. M. Fofyy & Co., Detroit, Mich., tho groat jeedsmen, whose mammoth establishment Is ono of the sights of the chief pltypf Michigan. They do the largost business in their trade in tho United States, reaching oven .across thp Atlantic.- and Paoifla oceans, The house Is entiroly roliablo, and If you wish to get exactly what you order, you cannot do better than send to thorn for your seeds, and you may depend upon it you will got tho best that tbe market can supply. Their seeds have become known over tho civ ilized world for purity nnd fertility, and have gained for them an enviable repu tation, Their unnunl seed oatt.foguo lor 183, just issued is replete wbh In formation and beautifully Illustrated, will be gout free on application. OREGON MISSOURI, FRIDAY. Trace Spoerlo is visiting her par ents. Wm. Fink, of St. Joseph, was In town Tuesday. E. O. Hollcnbeck, of Minnesota Valley, Is sick. Adraln Pinkston U on thu .sick llt ; so Is William Kaueher. Miss Katu nnd Dr. C. I,. Evans went to Forbes on Sunday. Hirani Hershburger. now of Midl and, was in our city Monday. There Is rumor of a double-wedding in town before many weeks. Henry Hlnni, of HumboUlt, Ne braska, is visiting friends In llolt. Annie Floguijbuuiu and Adolph Stelumctz spent Sunday In (Jioirmi. Wm. MeFaildun goes to Buchanan county, next week, to break hemp. Jacob Book, was in town Monday, Interviewing our new county judges. W. H. Springer returned from hl trip through tic west, last Thursday morning. Brother Brink, of the Mound City News, made us u pleasant rail, lit Tuesday. Mr. A. J. Walker closed u uieeess fill term of school at the Full-view .school house, last week. Claik Phllbiiek was laid up for sev eral days this week with ti lame back, eaused by slipping and falling. L. L. Jackson, of Bigelow town ship has sold his farm to D.E. JucKson, nnd will go to Wyoming In thu spring. Sheriff Cnstlu madn two night tups to Maitland during the week and he says he would rather bu a doctor In order to get his calls unawares. Postmaster Allen lias concluded to make some valuable Improvements In our postolllee, and has let the contract to John Inghraiu. A new set of lock l)oxe3 will he put up, anil tho general box delivery wMl be greatly unproved J. W. Perct will remove tt Wet mure, Kansas, about the first of March and engage In business in that city. Oregon will lose one of its mwst ener getic citizens, ami our sister will gain one that she may wull teel proud of. J. II. Sales mid H. F. White were arrested on Monday for having had a free light, and disturbing ilia peace, on Saturday night. Both were lined one dollar and costs and In default were sent to Jail. White paid out ou Tues day and vveijt to work at his trade. Sales still lingers in Umbo. Last Friday and Saturday will long be remembered tlnoughout the north west as most iliscoui uiung for business and general transportation. Nearly all tho ruilroids wore moro or less blocked, business was depressed, and everybody feeling despondent. Sleet two inelios thick formed at many places and rail road truyp iilmoet Impossible, The Hdt county Sunday school convention will bo bold at tho M. E. church, Oregon, commencing Fri day, February 20d, at 7:30 i m and uontinuo over Sabbath, It is hoped there will be a full attendance through out the session. Eveiybody is invito! and especially thooflleors of tho differ ent sphools. If your school is closed, bring your reports nnd help pinko tho convention a success. Tho executive is requested to meet at the Christian church, Mound City, Friday, the 9th inst, at 1 o'clock v. m.. for tho pur pose of arranging the program. Tho following letters remain uncal led for at the Oregon post office. In nclllng for thosu, please say "advertis ed". Mrs. Dora Anderson, E, W. Best Charles II. Buckingham, Price llyid, J. W. Carr, Nancy Carter, Cioo. W. Davis, Mrs. Sarah A. Failoy, Lonnos Griflin, Mrs. Rlza Grimes, Mrs. Marga ret Goodtow, A. H. Kidd, Mrs. Maltlc Lawry, Geo. W. Lyon, Mrs. Johanna Musik, Charlio Mlllors, C, W. Oyiati, Andrew Pitcher, James 11. Pratt, Hen ry C. Russell, Alice ltnlnoy, Thomas Shaylor, (3), Mrs. Beci Smith, E. M, Smith, Mrs. M. A. Swft, David ylsk, and Mi 8. Nancy Tharp, Tho record of the last cold snnp for this point is as follows, viz: Highest. Lowcs.t lBt 9.0 4.0 2nd 4.0 1,0 3rd...... - 1.0-...,,.... 7.0 4lb 3.0 22.0 5th 1.6 15 0 6th. .,, 14.0 1.0 Tho sign moans, below zero. Tho coldest day ovor known hero was tho 18th of January, 857, when tho tem perature was 30 degrees bolow zero. The average lempcra,turo for December 16ft, was 20.61j lor Decombor, 1850, 19.33; Decombor, 1882, 27.29; January 1856, 7.78; January, 1857, 7.67; Janua ry, 1883, U.68, ALL OVER THE COUNTY. Newsy Letters From Our Correspondents MOUND CITY. ThcrnimiH'torstatuU nt 2o; (j. S. (lav is now engaged in Im ness at Dollmiu. A series of meetings are to be held in the new Baptist church. war jcweicr, .Mr. i ocni.u., a- been veiling in Force t City. ni i.tif.i.'iini.fit nt nriMTiiti. iftlm f- guest ol 111-, hrolhei'. George. ; Mr. (iotnel andlaintl. ofCiaig i will soon move to our town. ! David Porter graduates from Co- ! lumbla College In the spring. Mrs. Willis has sold her residence to gentleman by the name of Cii.up. Mis. Dean luis'iuoveil to Mis. Ba con's llOUMI in ti.Wtl. the uoiiheni jurt of There liou.-u on month. will be a lull at the opera , the night of the lltli ol this Tho protracted meetings at the M. 1 . . . E. ulliiieh eloed last week, licsult.s favorable. Mrs. Emma Craig, of St. Joe, has been visiting Mound C.ty, the guest of M,s. Austin. J Our cili.en.s are anticipating anoth I . . t i . . cr treat soon in tun way in a iceiure oy G. K. Wenilliug. Our literary society died a short time ago. Cause, an explosion of gas. ill it not Im resurrected? Tliu Mound CUy New- has opened a column for women, and the siu'finge ipiestiou It; beiug discussed. The- sevenil ehrUtlan dcnoinina ttous here have been holdii.i' weekly union prayer meetings. Tills Is as it should be. S. and J. Au-tin have dissolved partnership. S, Ati-liu will continue business in the ImVjug ffrpiurly ; oi.cn pied by Mr. Dean. Mr. C. W. Caipeulcr, who ha been yisitiug in Illinois during the pa-t two weeks, returned home last Fiid.iy liiueh pleased with his Visit. Mr. F. II. Pitcher, who left Mound C.ty some nine years ago, has been vis iting his parent.-. Whilo hem Dr.-. Brown, lliuhmond and llaken cxtirpu ted an encysted tumor from the side of his neck. .Mr. 1'itelier is getting a:ong. even better than could be expected. When entirely well he will return to his homu et Demiug, Coloindo, wliere he is engaged in mercantile business, UNION. Wo are glad to learn that Mr. Brady is able to be ottt again. Mrs. L. Wallers and little, daughter are the guests of Mrs. T. B. Curtis. O.T. Curtis Is preparing to go west for his health. His fatally will board during ins absence. C. W. Liiken's school seems to be progressing nicely, lie has a graded sehoo of boys from .'10 pounds to 2ii0 pounds. Who can heal that? Mr. and Mrs. Irlpu celebrated their twenty-llfth anniversny by entertaining a number of their friends on thu eve ning of tio 31st of January. It was a pleasaqt affair. Mr. and Mrs. Proud, we regret to learu, arc making preparations to move Oregon. Wo uro sorry 'o lose so good ucighhois as they have proven, but our loss is thu good people of Oregon's gain. MrMM-M-n CHAMBERS. Wo think there Is danger of our King losing his crown We believe thu Bluff City coitus. pandent Is a widower. Wo .have beon expecting to hear of our Bluff City correspondent going to Nebraska soon. N Judgo Quick sold to B. B. Harrison forty head of cattle at StfOo.OO and Mr. Barbour thirty head, Some people take offense at cor respondents for writing up the news, which only shows their weakness of imud. FOIUU53. Dr. C. L. Evans has located at this place. Corn was selling last week at 32 l-lo last week. Minx Leisure and Eliza Hamtou were married last Sunday by Be v. Brownloo. The festival at tho Pierce, school house was a success, the proceeds amounting to 25 clear profit. Tho following nre tho shipments trom this placo luat week: Corn, 3 cats; hogs, 3 carsj wood, 17 cur. FEHRUAHY 0, 188H. cvuv. The widows are all well. A dance at Bob Moore's is tlm last - Andy Toehtui imin Is talking .souse of golnii to Worth eoiinlv. , The new teacher is talking of ope ?i;nlug a singing school: micccs- to blni. I lie markets liavu been advancing lately, and. ol course, our tanners li.ive tal.eu a smile. The all absorbing query among the ' vlllig people at present l, 'who made . ttilt j,,,,,.,, ,l0.t. !lt ,. ;lstspc!lin'. i ....... . . .uioiiicr wciiinng on iiic tapis , as toon as weddlu. run; the buyi material is in icail.v antiei:itc a glorious time. A few voting peopln came together one night la?t w.-ck ami gave a party in honor of the newly wedded wife ot .Mr. Ollllls. The "sp.itaelo" man was nmong us la-t wevk, no "bug juice" could be i found, mi he left for other parts, where his iusutuililc appetite could be Hilly rutilioil. !. W. Mooic returned htt week I "',,tn Wntheua, Kans.ts, where he has ' i - e . . e .... i . been for treatment or cancer. He is: greatly Improved and has hope of an , entire cure, oon, Wi had a pleaiint tim.i at our last "spellen'', one or two little noises were I the only disturbance. The match sim mered lioivn to u Moore contest, I'ciry spelling down his little Msicr, Miss Midia who bravely contested every inch. The winter term of school closed , last week, and the spring term began I on Mumble uii.lui' the siii-ervision of .Mr. i . .,....,,.. ...,. ,,.s ........ .... ..... ipnirters ut Judge Huiatt's. From reli able souices we heif.r he cats liitlc: tills is cou-olatiou to the .Judge, for the teacher who preceded Mr. Bradley came near eating him out of Iioiiku and lioiiiu- -that little felb.w cats niueli. CORNINCi. Corn sold for JiHc all of hist week. Mrs. 1 lege luf'i hc.il pool health for seveia! necks. Mr. and .Mrs II. A. Danker.- made a viit to Nebraska, la-t week. William Florence mid wife have been vi-iting relatives' anil fi lends hero ! thu past week, bill left Monday for Cal ifornia. I ho intaiit son of ! red I lege on , ,.lnt Sm),!iv ,V( w;(. lsl,n1(, Charles llenrv, with Henry De"o aud F. W. Walter for godfathers, II. S. Denny, of Mnltl.ind, was the guest of his brother, (1 O.. from Fri day till Monday. They spent Saturday with their cousin, .1. J. Denny at Fair tax. J. J. Denny, of Fairfax, and B. F. ; Stouffer, of Nihna, were visitors ut the 1 cliool Friday, and cncoiungcd the ' teacher and pupils very much by their presence ami cheering words. j Leu and Mrs. Walter returned Moil- j ! day evening from New Vork Citv alter , an aiisuuee ot almost lour mouths, Their host of friends welcome them back, aud congratulate Leu on his Im. proved condition. Sunday morning was thu coldest on record here. The Government ther moiiiutorat Horace Martin's registered 21 1 below zero, and other theituome- tors in '.own indicated iili lo 31 degrees The mercury did not get higher limn 10 i . all day. Mr. Holmes, living near town, has a cow with all the s) inptoms of hydro phobia, llo has her closeiy confined to await further developments. William Murphy, living in town, had a hog die j of thu same affection ono morning hist week. A dog passed through several weeks ago, supposed by many to be mad, and bit Doth of tho auiuuds above referred to, and perhaps many others. Something should bu done to .stop this terrible infection. Laws should be made and executed for killing every canine In infected districts, for the lives of brutes are not to bu weighed against the lives of human beings, HILL. CHEEK. Foster has got his corn John all gathered. Mrs. Jim Foster has been quite' siek with neuralgia but is now improv ing. Thuy say that Milt Crowd I is tho best hand at carpenter work m the dis trict. Jim Foster drove In some twenty nice young cattle from his stoul: lelds last week. Mr. Sam Foster Is feeding a car load of cattle. Ho bays they don't tako on m oh fat this kind of weather. A peddler was veiling spectacles last Saturday. Had ho shown us sumo through which wo could discern old "Sol" ho might have sold bovcrul pairs. (JitAtci. I Nub. Smith Is toudlug barf.u t.'.W. j Smith. ' : How long will it Im until tho i nnil 1 opens. 1 Judge .Simpson was In I'aroti City, lat weuk. 1'reaehing every night at the Chris tiau church -I'm!. It'itli'iiirni' n ms tin in AlflilOlU , , .,..,,,,,.. George lluli'stuiter has returned to the paicutal roof. l'.B.Conk and wife arc visiting rel atives In Michigan. I.oiils Kiffc was in St. .lo.i hist wceic, buying goods. A ball here on the 'Ju'ud. Our young folks like to dance. Miss Knte How ley, of Forest Oh, w;ii in Craig Saturday la-t. Mrs. Dr. Johi.stun was vNiiing in larkio anil 1 airlax, Iat wcei;. Craig will send a delegation to Or egon to bear the Tcenn's. Mug. Iliifus Thayer has ipnt woiktug at u,u i,otu, tm isuo,v In Corning And Dick Bradbury locked the postoiliee dooi ? He won't do it again. , Mr. Hooper went to St. Joe, Sat urday, lie says he must see the folk onee In awhile. ' Dr. Smith has sold his mules to , John Brown, who ha- rented a farm in southern Kau-as. The. t 'raig Cornet Band give, a ( grand ball at Waggoner's Hall ou the I night of February 1 1th. I j - -.lolionnot and Young, opera house ' managers of Buck Port, were in town j I last week h oking at our hall. i I Tho Corning correspondent of the i ('. P. asks why Frank Collar visits Craig so often. Ask Emma T. . Elder B. C. Stephens, of Excelsior j Springs, Missouri, Is hero nnd is hold im.' a proiractetl meeting at the Chris-! lian ehiiren. Several of our yotiiij; folks went to Corning last Tim-day to attend tlie'i dunce at that plate. They report a ' pleasant time. "I'narinacy" Smith lel'ion Wedges-- day last tor New Orleans lo mtcud the , j.Manli Gius. We opine "Pharmacy" 1 I won't get there. ' , Prosecuting attorney. S. P. OTal : Ion, was in town Saturday l.i-t Irjinjr a I 'uso of petit larceny. The ease was I the Stale vs, Willis, i E. S. Ballard, of Salt Sulphur Springs, We-t Virginia, is in Craig. I He ha-1 accepted a position with I'ra.ci it Wilson as book-keeper. I -Johniiv Williams aud George Smirl went to St. Joe Monday. They , did not stay long, and we infer that they found tho city unhealthy . .'p1(, lint hoeIety of the Cliristian j ehiireh met hist Thursday nl!it at the Crur hotel. Ouilu a larcc number of : young folks were present, and all bad , in enjoyable time. Once mote we ask why our depot ' can not be lei t open for tbe night j tiaiu.s:' Craig is the only depot ou thej line of Ihu K. C. that does not accoin-1 modulo its pali'oiis in this respect. ) - i ne raiuoau ioiik caugia mo ivsV , Saturday, but the "bucket brigade" ; .... i ......... . ...... ...... . " I came up iiuuer a inn neau o. sica.ci nun , it was put out i'i snort oruor. uraig i has the best "bucket brigade on the continent. Sunday morning at two o'clock the thernionielor stood alii - inlow zero; at live o'clock it stood 27s below, nod at half past eight It .stood nt h Thusc were very sudden changes and jutuicly cold. MONARCH. j There has been quite a number of 1 hogs lost in the recent cold snap' Wo are glad te learn thai Mrs. i TliumaU recovering fiom her recent ill-' ness. 1 Mrs. Aobert Kmallwood, of the vi cinity of Mayryvllle, is viMting her sis tr, Mrs, David .Smallwond. Tlioro is a protracted meeting be ing held at the new UniteJ, Brethren church in the Shiloh district. Tho farmers are all binlly engaged sledding wood from across the Noda- uvy wh'lo the. beautiful bridge ot nature j lusts. --In ptto of the wind, snow and sleet, tho young folks of the dlffciunt neighborhoods gathered at thu resi dence of Mr. I. Smallwood on thu ovo mug of February 1st, Tho ovonlng was spent in pleasant chat andlivoly games. Tho young folks say that Mr. aud Mrs. Smallwood know how lo entertain and take euro of a house full of young folks, X UMBER roiiKivr fiTY. IViru. to Havid Wnggoiirr mid wlffl twins, IVtiuiMiy Oth. -The leg maihi . U active, iuid price advanced to sit (nt.,. -Miss Allie WilkitD'ou has returned to her school: rvcuvci id from her in- lllsposltinu. .Iml now is :i good time to cut your winter's wood it yon have an ; if not, etr. your !niglb-rV. - s,il. Miller's giouud hog Imd a fes tive time on thf-second inst. Get ready Vi plant your gsi'den ''safH." Foiutt his the champion whiki y drinker, lie 4r:nk a pint of "fuity rod" in live inimite,, r.ud is still living. - Judge Quirk brightened up tlm .lull rim.i-j.lioio of our city by the light of his et-'iintensince on lat Saturday. --William Tf-are, the popular clerk of ('.roves A: Weber, bus liikun a ii.ii- j vMl. u-ils0!1 lV. (juIl!l. Ht ,,.0,.H Cvf im eiojihig in pivtry freely. ami re.utdv taken at :.:ii:y fonts. But Huh e.mium !v wheat; last week's prices maintained. -Who stole Esq. Wilkinson's ronsx titr N what be would like to know. Emblem f Demon acy relic of the past soieobody stole, him. NKW 1XMWT. Henry Zaehman has jtn-t puithiisci u. new oig.iu of W. llutzeliuun. Our singing school has been post poned until altvr Un meeting ha.s con cluded. Charles Artorh'irn will move to Bucliunim county, near St. Joseph, in tho spiing. -V. Artcrbiirn ban rented a tarm of .1. G. Cowuu sovrral mile, north ol New Poiu. Billy Can.;, of Whito Cloud, Kan sas, has rented :i favm of J. G. Cowan and has aheady movid on thisnidc. -Dev. Bribfits und Itev. Vb,ter will hold a Perie of meetlng.i af.this place, eoaimeiieing Thursday ...- ing, Fel.ne.ry Stb. It is iiuroti.d that E. ft. NcDwtahl ivill outer as Tntrtncr with .Mr. Graluim J in the mercantile fnisluen u thu spring. How . it Me. ? ,' Martin Ariuaclt h.i- been rr t Iia I north part of the . onnty breaking wild 1 mules lor the la-t few (lavs. Wonder , how he liked the vide uvei' the ha stack? A. Schnart has sold hi. resilience, store budding wiili sti-fh, uv Mr. !!ra , ham, of Forest City, who vail tnkr io.--' -csiou April 1st, lsf.'!. Wtr understand i that Mr Schwartz will turn h'i uttou I tiou to farming. Joe Collison returned liom liii ' pio.-)eeling tour in Kuns.is, a few da. 1 ago. He rejioi t:- a beautiful country, i but sajs iliuro i- nothing there tor liim. I Levi (lien, who aecomp.uiicd him, Ut not vet relumed. l!cv. Bobcits jireoehes at tlw cliurch on the eeond and fwiiitb .Sun days ol each mouth at II o'clock A. M., and ill the ceiling l'.'ev. Webter picaelie- on the fu st mid .eeond Sun days at 1 1 o'.ilock a, st. Mr. Thornhlll has rented a farm in Nemaha couniv, Kansas, and will mow llun) i( a ftjW (h(VS W( W).t( Jn Ui) ,.., i, .......m ...j i, .,!,, ,. " r- n " f.mil j,, ,, l,ll),.MMi for we c.-.n- lll)t u((yi ((, ; J( not afford to I w such men as he is. With him goes our best wishes, and wo hope at souiu fiitiuu day lie. inav tigain return to our midst. MAITLAND. Com, ,12.. Wheat, t,'i."("0V. -J. S, Spencer lias been down with pneumonia. Thennonietor 22s below zero Sun day morning. It. li Patterson'-, clu'd, 'which has bveu siek for three weeks, is improv ing hlowly. Harvard Chambers say-, he is going to get a requisition from thr governor ol Iowa for Ins Intended coloicil rook. The M. E congregation are con templating building a spire to their ! church. They havo already boimht a larxo bell. "In charge of tho sheriff of Holt county" is conspicuously displayed on Ewing & Go's j(rout door But wo think Mr. Euing will satisfy all eredi- t0JV riiese attachments Hvere caused by the failure oV lilt, parlner hi St, Joe. , H s-wr-f-H John Proud1 will'sull at public sale on his, farm, Hire! miles northeast of Oregon, on Saturday, February 17th, 1882V the following property: lour bead of horses and mules; tluee milch cows; llvo head ,,ov.s; thirty head of stock hj'gs, wagon; plows; harness; and other things too numerous to men-tiou.