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(URM SCCNC IN HOW COUNTY MO
Did you got a valentine.
Urown & Leverlch are still buying
Professor Bradley is tcafcing Ihc
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,
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 &
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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.
The young people are anticipating
a grand time iu the way of a "social
Preaching continues at tho Chris
tian church this Meek, Elder Goode, as.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
-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
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
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
Dave Daniol, of St. Joseph, is visi-
ting the family of Mr. John a tide r-
J. M. Konyon has sold his property
on ;ird St. to air. Cox. l'rice paid,
Harvard Chambers, our genial
landlord, fell and fractured two ribs,
Mr. Messongor is having tho old
billiard hall furnished with counters
Our public school closed last week
with an exhibition. Both touchers gave
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."
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
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
FEBHUAKY 10, 188:5.
Markets: Corn, 'Mo; Wheat, 72e.
Lee Shipley has been sick for vuv
Ask "Pharmacy" wheio he got his
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
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
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
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
"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
-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
Who got locked out last Tuesday
Who saw John Nnutnau through the
What tho thermomotor registered
while "Pharmacy" was in NowOrleaus.
Mts. Lacy is yet very poorly.
Break down near school house, laJ
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
at Mr. Mm rail's
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
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
Our school has closed tor two weeks
Fat hogs arc all sold out of this
Mr. C. Kunkcl's child is quite sick
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
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
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.
Sunday school has suspended un
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
-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
--We undcr-taml that Dr. Ashworth
cohtcmpktt.'s inovini; Ids family to
.lames Cain bought u spun of unties
Irom George Keller a few days ago.
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
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
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
- 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
Four mow weeks of .school.
Mr. J. II. Williams has been very
Btnku is not yet able to bo
Davii K tin occasional visitor
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.
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
Relatives from near Mound City,
were visiting at Mr. Ponnel's, last
Mr. Jiwob Whitmer was hauling
corn to Forest City Inst weuk. Pricu
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.