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r iftr .. .. - , ifi,ua.i losses?- it' (URM SCCNC IN HOW COUNTY MO VOLUME XVIII. Did you got a valentine. Urown & Leverlch are still buying enulei. Professor Bradley is tcafcing Ihc Culp" school, Uriah Blair has feeon reported nick for the past week. Oliver Emmort wKI Teniove to Ne braska in the spring. Wo wondar if the snow protected tht Wheat from the cold. The establishment of a bucket hop at Maryvlllo is reported. There are 1,3(53 convicts at Juffer on City, 41 of whom are women. Mr. Hurt, of Mlnnepnls, Minne sota, Is visiting f Rends iu Oregon. -i-Mlcs Winnie Hoblltzell entertained a nimtborof her friends on the tSih inst. Riley Wagoner, of Nebraska, Is vis iting: his ninny friends In Union town ship. -II. W. Gilbert, of Martland, has trapped four beaver, near that city, this winter. There are II girls born in ttto world for orery 20 "boys. Every young man has a ohar.ee. Harvey Chaney, of Denvor, Color ado, spent a few days with friends in Oregon, Inst week. The Infant clnld of Frank and Elvi ra Kunkol wan burled in the New Point cemetery, last Sunday. R. I. Re, w are sorry to learn, if ta poor health, and will go to the mountains in the early spring. The R. C. Glenn tarru In upper Holt, will be run by Mr. Chambers, of Whig Valley, the coming season. Mrs. Taylor, of this cliy, spent a few day last week, with her sister Mrs D. A. Young, of Liberty township. Mrs. Bevan sold lHO acres of land, lying six miles east of Oregon, this wcdkto Daniel Burrior for $1,900. J. S. Chapin Is entitled to the badge, lie sidd soventy head of hogs last weok. that averaged 405 pounds. Caleb Jesse, of Mound City, has gone into the drug business, having purchased the stock of Springer & Lincoln. J. A. Mauk, ne of the most prom ising ymng farmers of Union township has ust purchased 1C0 acres from Riley Wagoner, at $18 per acre. The Liberty lyceum, a literary or ganization that has existed for more than a dozen yea.a in Liberty town- shin, has at last busted causa too mudi disorder. The mother of Dr. Q. A. Ficgen baum, who has been here' for several weeks, watching ovr her Infant grand son, returned to her home in St. Jo seph, last Saturday. We will publish noxt week, a full report of the sermon, preached by E'- 1 r Matlll. of Kansas City, on the occa aion of the dedication of the Evangel ieal church In Bentou township. Moore & Hoffmnnn, collecting fieentx, have collected about $800 In small store accounts within the last ten day. If you have accounts you want collected, turn thrm over to the boys, aud they'll collect them if anyono can Hope & Torter, Klrksvllle, Missou ri, ay agents make $3 00 to 9 6.00 por day. $4.00 will secure the agoncy for aav countv in the United States. Send r. o. order, narao the county, and churn and dash will be sent by express. (See cut iu this paper.) Mrs. Rachel Bowman celebrated her 19th birth-day the 8th of this month. At 8 o'clock the guests began to assemble, bringing her many beauti ful presents, and n more pleasant eve ning never was spent In Oregon. Af ter partaking of the many good things which her skillful hands had prepared, the guests dispersed, wishing her many Mich happy birth-days. On Thursday evening, the 8th Inst., ono of tho largest and most pleasant gatherings of the season was had at the residence of Mr. Samuel Btuckey. Tho party was given by Messrs. II, Carnoll and J. Bates, two ot Oregon's most popular young men. About thirty couplec'wercv present, and all unite in saying It was oiief the most enjoyable occasions of the season. Of all Ihc damning evils prevalent among men, we know of none more kllrhtinp in Us effects, than Ja snoak lightly of the virtues of wotue'&r'Nor la there anything, la which men arc so tho roughly mistakeu as to the low mean es timate they form as to tho Integrity and pureness of wemen. Not of their mothers and ulsters but of others, who are somebody else's mothers and iater8 , a ii 'is n perm hn fliiriindnrs 'o t bd h Anvc habit, Is t tie trusted j? ,'i vrtevrnna requiring tif right Wo look for high water In Juno. There is a great scarcity of water in Oregon. The Jersey Lilly will be In St. Jo seph, the 'JGth aud 'J7th innt. It will require $223.90 to take caro of our (un:Ucs for thu first six mouths of lgKt. Elzy VanllnsKirk is now so far re covered as to bo able to be out and at tend to business. James Curtis has purchased the John I'rond farm of 120 acres, price paid, $37 per acre. Dr. Bond, of Craig, has recently made many additions to his stock of thoroughbred cattle. Eight adult and ono child were baptized last Sunday at tho M. E. church, by the pastor. -H. W. Thomas purchased sixty head of stock cattle from various tar mcrs of Hickory township this weok. Men of great brain power mav have influence, but havo half as much fun as men who arc good, natural and simple. Service at tho Presbyterian churoh next Sunday morning and evening, and also at tho Wood school honsc, at 3 r.M by Rev. T. D. Roberts. Mrs. J. W. Davis, of New Folnt.rc- turncd Wednesday last from an extend- d visit with relatives and friends in the Hooslcr state. Thirteen residences havo boon de stroyed by fire In our rounty, since Jan uary 1st. ThU is unprecedented in tho history of our county. Prbate Court has been in session this week, aud Probate Judge Knowlcs has been disposing of the business in a most creditable mannor. Rev. 8. Carothers will prach at Tri umph, Saturday night and Sunday at 11 o'clock; at the U.B. church at 2:30 , m., aud in Oregon at night. A very pleasant party was glvon at the residence of Judge Iluiatt on the 8th Inst. Tho evening was spent most enjoyable in dancing, singing, etc. Tho oldest nowspapcrin Mlssonri is in possession of Mr. Kncnxler living near Hoouvillo. It was published in Zurich, Switzerland. March 3rd 1730. Married, on the ISth inst., by tho ; Rev. T. D. Roberts, at the Howell Houso, Oregon, Mr. J. I). Tritt nnd Miss Cordelia Norvall, nil of this county. K. R. Brown sowed timothy on 140 acres of Missouri bottom land, las: spring and cut over 300 tous of hay from it in tho fall. This without breaking, too. The Missionary Concert at tho M. E. churoh last Sunday night was large ly attended, aud the exercises on tho part of the school wore quite interest ing. An editor away down in South Car olina hung himself. This is the first case on record of an editor committing suicldo thoy genorally starvo thorn solvoa to death. There will be services at the Chris tian church noxt Sunday, morning and evening, by Elder O. C. Hill. Subject for morning discourse: Christ as a his torical character. Maryville is talking somo ot hav ing a union depot. No doubt she needs ono, as a goodly number of trains come in there each day. As it Is uow, tho de- llev. J.w. lunzer win preacn at the Ricbvlllo sohool, at 10:30 a.m.; Pierce school house at 3 ;00 r. yM nnd at Forbes at night, on Sunday, tho x8th inst. These appointments aro tho last of the conference year. Tho Tarkio Republican ex pro as its opinion tbat somo good man o to get a good ox team aud wagon, run an opposition line to tho Tarl Valley railroad, and that he would s . i II.., ml. : i n ' . oreax up mo rauruau. mm m wiu time we hear ot a railroad golc bust". The King of Denmark is truU a pa Urnal monarch. Finding that airing the recent sovere weather the royaWont guards were suffering greatly from colds and coughs, this good old gentle man ordered a supply of Dr? Bull'i Cough Syrup for them and now tho son- tries are happy. An effort Is now being mad J to se cure state aid for the Meteorloglcal Bu reau, organized several years ago by Prof. F. E. Nlpber, ot the Washington University, St. Louis. The object of the Bureau are meritorious aud aid should bo given without hesitation. Similar organizations are maintained in Kansas, Iowa Ohio, Wo understand our senator aud reprcsn,tativ are In fa vor of the measure Horace Martin, o. Corning, and Wm. Kauctier, ofOrugon, aro Torrespandents of tho Daman. OREGON. MISSOURI, FRIDAY. ALL OVER THE COUNTY. Newsy Letters From Our Correspondents, MOUND city. J Mi's raunlu Llttlll Is quite 1 1. K til o McAdnms has a new piano. Miss Anna Pollock Is visiting iu Finest City. Mr. Garnelt, of Arkansas, is visit-1 ing .1. S. Hazard. j Mr. Ballard has sold his interest In I the grocerv store. Mr. nnd Mrs. Pete Welty havo re-' moved to Oregon. ' J. T. Evans, of Malt land, was seen J on our streets, Saturday. Miss Reno will soon return to hcri home In Ca'away county. I Miss Mnttlu Evans has been visit-1 ing friends here this wool;. Miss Jennie Hoblitzell spent a few 1 day In St Jti'Cph, last week. J Prof. Diakc hns been suffering, from n severe attack of neuralgia. Mrs. (J. Krazer has been danger onslt ill, but Is now convalescing. K. Montgomery, of Oregon, is visi ting the family of his brother, Hugh. II. C. Pepper ha moved hl office to tho room above Welly's store room. Mrs D. A. Woodward, of Stanber ry. is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dr. Meek. The young people are anticipating a grand time iu the way of a "social hop." Preaching continues at tho Chris tian church this Meek, Elder Goode, as. slsttnsr. Caleb .Ic.so has purchased Springer & Lincoln's stock of drugs, ami Is now In that business. Jake Spencer, ot tho Evening ew, was here Saturday and Sunday, visiting Mr. Brink. The brother and sister of Mrs Lewis; also Mr. Lewis' niece, are visi ting In Mbtind City. There Is talk of holding a now tlouriug mill here. If It is done) it. will be built near the depot. The city baard of aldermen are having tho ordinances piinted in pmi phlet form by the News. We are to lose ono of our lawyots next Mirlnir. 0. C. Akin is thinking of oul nshinifle In Dakota. Will Rostock, and his sister, Miss Maugio, have been spending a lew days iu our town, tho guests of Mrs. Potter. Mr. Frank Riggers, of Texas, Is stopping In the city for a few days, the "Uest of his sister, Miss Rose Riggers. Lee Dusham has bought J. W. Hart's stouk of goods, nnd returned from St. Joe nnd goiie into business again. Success to him. We very much feel the aoed of something to occupy the time of some of our young ladles aud gentlemen, or at least to set them tit thinking. Mr. Tom Hudgen", who hns been visiting our city tho past few days, loft Saturday. His many friends, especial ly the young ladles, regretcd to voe him go- Miss Etta Curtis, who is teaching a successful term of school atCuHonwood Prairio, was iu tho city Saturday. Her school clones with an exhibition iu three weeks. Our city marshal has been unable to nurlorm tho duties of his omco for about two tnoHtlis past, and the board is now wrestling witli tho question, is he entitled to his salary during his Ina bility? Preaching began at tho Baptist church Sunday night, Dr. Yeamuu preaching tho opening sermon. On ac count ot ill health, ho did not preach Monday night. Meetings will continue over Sunday. Esqulro Ball tried ,nn interesting suit between McNulty nnd Jnrvis on Wednesday and Thursday of last week. Again Jarvis came out victorious. Mc Nulty was represented by Messrs. Pepper & Akin and Jnrvis by A. II. Jamison. Quito an enjoyable party was given at the residence of Miss Rose Riggers Uit Thursday evening iu honor of her brothor Frank. Among those present, we noticed Misses Julia and Mary Ket rlug, Polite aad Haltie Patton, Julia and Hattle McKce, Ella Frazer, Gertie Mcok, Maude Chose, Cora Wbltford Amanda Clark, Myra Herron, Mamie Foarce, Messrs, Bird, Maxin, Cochran, Patton, Gomel. Chunlng, Luckhardt and Jones. Saturday night and Sunday morn inc, Mr. Gardner preached on the sub jeet of "Churoh Unlou," or "Christian Union." I intended to furnish un out' lino of tho sermons for you, but find I ha o not time, I ho argument In favor f Union was plausible, aud to sumo, probab'.y convincing. At the closo of the sermon, Saturday night, the Pros- bytcrlau minuter was requested to tirnkc -nine remarks mi the subject. He did so, taking the ground Hint tin: Un ion, as advocated by Mr. (ianlucr, was not to be expected, and prolubly not desirable. He look Issue also mi one of the arguments udduccd in support of I'nioii of Churches lmcd on the oneness of man, of (iod mmI Christ. I admire independence, candor, courage, aud hencofe t my esteem of the Speak er Increased by his course, because p resellers, as well as oilier, nio too much inclined to conceal their real opinions In order In avoid giving of-1 fcuse to those who eutcitalii contrary views, especially under circumstances llkn those lit this ease. FOIIEST CITY. Forest City hud out but year in stdewi'.ks over SSOO. Died, February 12th, Infant daugh ter of MarciH Albeiton. A new e'erk at (1 raves & Weber's. Mr. I'tt, of White Cloud, I). S. Alklre's child I quite sick, which causes tho parents some uncasi upss. Mr. John Ilehnrdon and wife have been quite sick. Wo learn that they are better. The best place for an elevntor in Northwest Missouri Is at this place. Who will put It tip? The inarkvts remain about tho same as lust week, with pretty good re ceipts of corn and wheat Mrs Rankcn and son, of Highland, Kansas, spent Sunday last here, visit ing her brother, Thomas J. Wilkinson. There seems to be smnething like whooping cough golnc through the town; nearly all, old and young, aro coughing. -Died. February 12th, S. F Bailey, at his homo Iu this place, ngod fifty four years, Funeral services at the BapiNt chtuvh. Rev. T. J. Williamson preached the sermon Work on thu telegraph lino from this place to Oregon is progressing slowly on account ot the frozen ground. We measured omo place where tho ground was frozen to tho depth ot throo feet. Mark Vinsmihalnr, of Graham, Missouri, passed through hereon Mon day lsst on hi way home from H'gh- land, Kansas, where he has just pur chased n fruit farm of forty acres, to which he will move tho 1st of March. Price paid, 84.700. M AIT LAND. Dr. Francis Kmpuv is improving slowly. The doctors report more sickness than com moii. Mr. II. D. Smith opened his saloon and billiard hall, this week. Mr. Pratt sold his livery and feed stable to Mr. Sewoll, of Skidmnrc. Prof. Johnson Is canvassiug the town for a select school. Wo wish him suc ces. E. F. Welter has sold his property on .North 4th St. to Mr. li. Cox lor 1950.00. Dave Daniol, of St. Joseph, is visi- ting the family of Mr. John a tide r- Linde. J. M. Konyon has sold his property on ;ird St. to air. Cox. l'rice paid, $8.10.00. Harvard Chambers, our genial landlord, fell and fractured two ribs, last week. Mr. Messongor is having tho old billiard hall furnished with counters and shelving. Our public school closed last week with an exhibition. Both touchers gave good satisfaction. Mr. Shaoffor & Rapp arc going to put a stock of dry goods into their new building by March 1st. Joo Graham moved, his family to Oregon. We aro sorry to lose them. Joo talKs of going to Montana. We wish him success wherever he may lo eate. The G, A, R. boys, created quite a sensation last week, especially among tho young ladles, with their bright uni forms nnd shining brass buttons, but the bald heads of Streblln, of St. Jo seph, and "Deacon" Dobyns, of The Countv Papkh, "gavo them away." THE BOTTOM. Our society has a paper now. Cyrus May, of Rulo, Is visiting friends in the Bottom, S. G. Alkire's school has closed. Why? Ho got married. J, R. Mintou, ot Idle Wilde, con temnlates coins west in the enrincr. W. R. Iloppor, who was frozen so badly when his houso was burned, it improving. The houso of Esquire Notloy was burned to tho ground on tho 6th Inst., while ho was absent from homo. The nelghburs succoodod In saving some of his eroous. FEBHUAKY 10, 188:5. CKAIU. Markets: Corn, 'Mo; Wheat, 72e. Lee Shipley has been sick for vuv end days. Ask "Pharmacy" wheio he got his diamond ring. Will Maiipin madu a vint to St. Joe, last week. Ed W. Hooper, of Fairfax, was In the city Sunday. II. F. Rnley. of Oregon, was in to .vn on Thursday last. Mrs. Matipin was very sick Iat wn.k, but Is now nearly well. A. J. Walker, of Stcubcnvlllc, Ohio, was in town, last week. George Huffstu ter was In St. Joe last week; also Willie Patterson. Henry Bungeitstock it attending commercial school iu St. Joseph. Otto H. KraiiMi passed through our city lnt week and announced the death ot his little bov. Frnnk Chambers of Mound City, was iu our city last Sunday. Fr-mk, "Ring Dom channin' Hollo." When Low Riilb walks up the street bo looks like a bar of bullion that Is if ho has that new suit on. Would It no', be a good idea for our "city dads" to repair a few of our sidy walks bufore tho spring breaking up? Fred Myers was in St. Joe last week. Come to think ot it, about all our citizens were In St. Joe, last week. St. Joseph Grip will now be lor sale at the hotel, and if anyone likes to laugh, let them invest a nlckle iu Grip. A cow fell I'sto the dump ot the eU evator last Saturday, and was only ex tricated by great exertion and lots of "cuss" words. The Meteor says the Craig corres pondent of Thk Countv Papkh is a daNy. Really now, Mr. Meter, you make us blush. -A new saloon has, so we under stand, been started In the room over the hardware store. It scums as'though Craig must bo a dry spot on the face of thu earth. Our worthy citizen and efficient school teacher, is spoken of as candi date for county school cmnmissioner. We would like to see him iu the office, and feel sure hu would till it acceptably to all. Tho news aent on the up passen ger train sells from ten to twenty Kan sas City dailies at this point. Ibis come'! of having a live paper, atid should bu patterned alter by our St. Joo papers. "Pharmacy" .Smith has returned fiom his trip to the south He repoits aspledid time. There i lalK of hav ing him writu a hook, entitled "Scenes In the South." it would have a big sale here. -The snow, and water, and mud, to. gethor, mnko n mini wish it was ritflit hot weather. Poetry. Thehotsuu and winds of Au-gust, make a man wish he was where it was so cold he'd bust. Ditto. En. -It is said thtit Simon Konton was n particular friend of the lamented Daulrl 'loone, and invested in as much of his company as possible. In other words, Simon was a Ilooiut companion. (Wo aro offering a gootl st ck of this quality quite low ) Craig Meteor. Look here now, Van, Pelt us no more with such puns or wo'll punch your face, you facetious croatttrn. (No boqucts.) -Last Saturday night was made hid eous uy tho howls and oaths ot imui te en men. In tho language of the Pro phct of old, wo exclaim, "How long, O Lord! How long" must thesu things be? We don't want to preach a tern- pcranoo sermon, nut wo tiuiiK it is wrong for a man to sign a drain-shop petition who has sons growing up to manhood' Tako away tho temptation and thu yielding will not tako placo What we would like to find out: If Dr. Smith is learning tho trade. Why our depot is not kept open at night. Who got locked out last Tuesday week. Who saw John Nnutnau through the window. What tho thermomotor registered while "Pharmacy" was in NowOrleaus. TRIUMPH. Mts. Lacy is yet very poorly. Break down near school house, laJ week, Singing and lecturos on various subjects two nights each weok at Tri umph by 11, Denny. Mr. Dougherty moved to Nebraska this week, greatly to tho grief of cer tain young gentlemen. Mr. and Mrs. DoBolt most splend idly entertained a party of young poo plo Thursday evening, for which tboy will lo remombored with pleasure and gratitudo, COUNINO. at Mr. Mm rail's A dance laM Thiii-Mlny ui'jlit . Joe llngicfc smiles on Coming ev-' cry day or two. J Henry Mlll.-r's family have lieon quite sick the past weuk. Leu Vt alter i raising a suiHcnp- tion Hi go to the Hot springs. C. W. Thomas attorney, illuminated ' our village with the light of his viugc I last Satutday. j '1 he Star literary society, is prepar- Ing for an exhibition to take place the1 Friday in March. t Some of our young people were out to Star school house to spelling' school, Tuesday night of last weok i Clara and Minnie Schade, with I their giantlfiil her, will start iu si few dais for I heir new homu In Nebraska j Mr. Holmes' mad uow, spoken of i ia lust issue, litis since died. Some dogs have been tailed, supposed to have j been mad. Business has been lively in Corn-1 ing for mine time past; tho streuls arc i crowded with tennis every day, hauling I com, etc. i Tho baby crop so fur harvested, i as follows: Fled Dege, aViv; John Schatz, boy ; (Jus Shroeder, boy; jjen ry Schcele, girl j John Buck, girl. Extensive preparations tiro bciitg made for a concert, to tako place here Friday evening, tho 23rd lust. consist, ing of solos, duetts, tiios, quartettes,) ehorises and orchestra. A musical ; treat is anticipated. ) Willie Schade narrowly escaped , losing his life at tho elevator one day j last week falling a distance of twenty i feet into ono of tho bins, but. fortunate-1 ly partially caught himself iu lallsng J anil was not very seriously hurt. . lie is j almost over it but sa.s he don't want I any more of it. On.1 efficient agent, A. H. Stewart, I made a narrow escape from being talk-1 ed to death one evening last week, Ilo- nier is icgardcd good at an ordinary ( conversation, but on tracing up anees- j tois and dUciissing family lolations, ".Hiss iiamiiiou iook iiiuuum-, anu ou ignotniuiously .succumbed, but by care ful treatment he was resuscitated He now sings "Blame yourself if your'ic sold," NICKELL'S OHOVK. Our school has closed tor two weeks Fat hogs arc all sold out of this neighborhood. Mr. C. Kunkcl's child is quite sick with diplrhcrtu. Wo hear that Mrs. Andrew Hersh ner is ill with lung fever. Our new millers, .Messrs Hardman & Co., tiro doinir gootl work. Our blacksmith, Mark Miles has a great dual of work. Hu Is a first class slioer. Wo hear that wc will soon lose one of our boys. The girls havo begun to I cry even now. Mrs. Fred Droller is home agnin. J She had Iiiumi at Dan (nukcl's under treatment of Dr. 1 hatcher, hho is mi proving. John Jackson, of Forest City, vis ited this neighborhood last week, and staid all n'ii lit at thu tiou-u of John Young, Next morning when hn went to start home, Billy become balky mid would not pull the cutter. The old man pushed the cutter ami .liu kron bi okc thu horso down tit the knrcs till he was limber enough to move, and then thoy got otffor Forest. UNION. Sunday school has suspended un til spring. Slips basks In the sunshine of Al lio's smiles once mow Robert Cottier and Annio Curtis are attending the Normal. James Menifee attended church last Sunday night, his face wore a sad woe begone look. To judgo from tho Mill Creek Items, tho majority of tho people down thcio are uamod Foster. John Curtis will soon erect a largo barn ; Mr. Kelly is tho contractor. Mr. Cottier has Just completed a lino one. James Cmtls has bought tho Proud farm. Prlco, 38 per acre. James now has 820 acres In a compact body. Eighteen years ago hocommoncod with 80 acres and ono span of horses ; so much for a man of energy. -O. C. Hill preached last Sunday st the school house. His sormon was n splondhl offbrt At night the Prof, do Hvored a focturo on "Bible Literature," Wo pronounco it the best wo over heard. Ho will proach tho second Sun day of every month at thu school houso NUMBER 88 nkwpoijt;. -The (longest child ot Mr. and .Mrs. Amos is ery -Ii k. Will Caix'ti. who went to Texas last full, returned home lust .Monday eeiilng. --We undcr-taml that Dr. Ashworth cohtcmpktt.'s inovini; Ids family to Mound City. .lames Cain bought u spun of unties Irom George Keller a few days ago. Price paid. Xiinri Hester is disappointed In liuutig i lie farm he was contemplating on, as the man went back on him. A party of umug folks irom thu Niekell's Grove ili-lriet, ga(i a social call at the home of Mr WcbMur on lat l'ridav evening. Messrs. Itulil & ('oliitrn have been layinr in a good supply of llrst-el.iss miichinury, farming implements, etc., for the spring trade, The youngest chili! of Mr. 'and Mrs Prank Kmil.el was buried on Sun day last at I o'e'oi k r. i. Funeral sei vices conducted by Rev. Roberts. Our M iiipntliies aic cxtcmlcd to thu be reaved parents. C. T. Barnes has securud Wm. Pierce for one year as clerk tu the store. Hu will move his family to tho vlllagu in a few weeks, so as to be near both home and business. Wo think Mr. Karnes lias "the right man in thu tight place."' - Mr C. J. ruhruian recently bought a farm, located iu the north part of thu county near the .Mineral Springs. Ah young men do not often buy farms un less they mean business, vu aro curious to know who the next girl will bu. Won't you tell u, ChrN? At 1 o'clock ou Wednesday, Febru ary 7th, 18S), nt the residence of tho bride's parents iu Hickory township, Mr. T. B. Felix and Miss Lizzie Pollock were united in man Inge, Rev. Caroth-cr.-, of Oregon, officiating. On Thurs day they were given a reception by thu groom's parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Salger. We extend congiMtuhitious to thu happy couple, and are glad to learn that 1'ommy has taken our advice, as wc formerly advised him to, and got man icd. HICIILAND. Four mow weeks of .school. Mr. J. II. Williams has been very sick. Mr. about. -Ed. Btnku is not yet able to bo Davii K tin occasional visitor at liiflilaml. One spelling school and ono oyster supper each week. Mrs. Malum i- visiting her daugh ter, Mrs. J. ll. Williams. A "Frog" iu "Hog Back Holler" croaks warm weather soon. Tho littlu sou ot Mr. Waldron has be.-n very ill for several weeks. Tadpoles have lived all winter in a spring ou the farm o .Mr. Hodge. Father llardmaii will picachontho second Sabbath al the school house. Miss .lo-iie Kernes has engaged tho Richland school. Success, Miss Josie. March Polk took a bad cold one night lu-t week while walking In a corn filed with the gate open. A big reward is offered for tho re covery of two girls who wero last seeu tlouuderlim iu a snow drill. Anna and Emma will remain at home the remainder of the winter. Miss Anna will tcich the Rising un school. Mr. Waldinn, Mr. Gitdtly, Mr. Shields and Robert Cam, make up our list of temovals, The first will movo south of Oregon, the second to Noda way county, the third to his old homo near New Point and the last to Nebras ka. May their now homes bo pleasant. MILL, CHEEK. Sam McKissick talks of going to tho mountains in the spring. They say it was Dan Lyons who spilled the girls out of the sleigh. Miss Spittles, of Ohio, was visiting tho family of Mr. Jacob Whitmer, last week. Relatives from near Mound City, were visiting at Mr. Ponnel's, last week, Mr. Jiwob Whitmer was hauling corn to Forest City Inst weuk. Pricu rccelvod, 30o. Mr. Samuel Foster has been suffer ing with phthisic but wo aro glad to see him out ugain, Jolia and Charles Foster think of going to California, soon. What will the girls do when they and Sam gop A fow cases of gum lover aro re ported in school. Wo hopo no sorious results will happon, still this is very catching among children. Spoiling sohool lust Thursday; wo had a good crowd and pretty good or dor, oxcept at rocess, when somd of the boys got a lltllo boisterous.