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! VOLUME XX. OREGON MISSOURI, FRIDAY, EEBUARY 6, 1885. NUMBER .35 MB. ""nBMHHr iTTA BT V ilyffttJfJjJ Drtrt. Danny tin ronted tho Jacob Harmon farm near Mailland. II. Lnrkham, of tho Eureka district Is feeding a car load of cattlo. J. G. Cowan & Son have Rood, home-grown blue grass seed tor sale. Wrlto to A. A. Molntnch. St. Ju; for prices on any goods you may want. The Genlloman's Hoform Club of yd city, has ronted tho Odd Fellow's Hill. Ordor your dry ood of A. A. Me Inlnch. St. Joo. Prices lower than oy er before. Mrs. Henry Spltler, of Ohio, I vis iting her parents, Joltu Proud and wife, of this city. Ono Yard WMo Soa Island Cot ton b 12 cents per yard at Molnnch's, St. Joe, Mo. - Chrift Meyer Post meets Saturday evening FebyUth Importaut business; lot all attend. A colt belonging to August It ranch r, committed suicide last week by hanging ltclf. James Fryman has gono to Clay township, where he Is canvassing for tho National Gariuont Cutter.' Georgo Patterson, of Upper Holt, has boon taken to the St Jo9ph Insane asylum, for temporary insanity. The Encampment branch nf (be I. O. O. F. of this oily, will bu removed to Mound City in tbo near futuro. Mrs. J. Kcnyon, Mm. Jacob liar mnn and Mrs linns, of Clay township, aro seeing tho sight! at Now Oilcans King & Prowl wdl exhibit tho finest lot of valentines evor seen in tin town. Price from fifteen cents to $2.00 each. On Wcdnesdav last, foventy-flvo oars of grain p.is'ed Forest City going South It u us Nebraska grain and came oror tho 1). & M road via Boa well. Itch and Scratches of oycry kind cured In 30 minutes by Woolfords Sani tary Lotion. Uvo no other. This never fails. Sold by Hindu & Phil brick Drug gist, Oiegon. A in 03 Cnstlo has returned jo his trade and has opeued his shop in the ' harness etoio of Anderson & Boyd, whore he will be glad to seo his maiiy former customers. V, K. Hoffmann ha for Milo town proporty from $100 and up; also a cheap Imxincss houso in town, and farms from forty to 160 uoros; ouo well improved farm at $10 per acre. Sovoral of our correspondent' havu n habit of sending in thuir Items on Wednesday to insure insertion the name wo.k, they should be mailed to us not litter than Tuesday-, llemcmbcr this, please. O. W. Lukens, dentist, will bo at t o Commercial House, Mailland, on Wednesday, February 11th; at the Hiatt House, Mound (My, Thursday and Friday Fobruary Yi and 13ih. Ko inombor the date. Oregon, Mo., lias a (lend In human hnpo who recently attempted to set fire to a large building in that city. When caught, ho should bo bin nod at tho slake give him soino of tho mcdl - cmo ho is trying to doso out to others. Savannah Reporter. The best place to got that sewing machlno repaired Is to bring it in to II E. Colemau. Having a turning lathe, good tools to work with, repairs on hand mid eight years1 expeiieuce, will do all woik promptly, and give salts fiction. Can bo found by calling at E. P. Hostottoi's. Soino of tho Chicago papors aro warning their readers against a couple of advertising dodges lately started in that city. Tiny aro ca'led tho "Chica go Post and Conrior" nud tho "Farm ing World." Do not send your money to any such papers for mbserlptton prico or any thing also. Tho Woman's Christian Temper anco Union met at tbo M. 13. church. Iat Tursday afternoon. Tho meeting was a highly intero.-tlng ono, and tho ladhn took hold of their respoctivo work with much enthusiasm and good will. Their next meeting will bo held at tho reading room. For tho benofit of our Sunday eohool workers, we offer tho following practical suggestions on their Sunday School ICS-oil for next Sabbath, which is found In Act, 21 : 27-40. Tho worst men aro those who stir. up others to do flvll. Note, lor so f-warnIii2.TWirvsy it is to Indulge slander and Into undtNJ the pretense oi rougiuus zoni. -uurisi- Inn aro watched, particular notice bo lug taken of tho company tlioy keep. ISee the valan of u good conscience nod steadfast faith; tho calmest man in all tho crowds Jeruealom was that one whose Jifo was n dangor. Opposition is, "often wldons, Instead of narrowing, op portunlty to do good-Jf, ouly wo aro intent ou doing tho Lord's work, defent of our own plans will not much distross us, since in everything God's way Is best. How could Paul hold on through Buoh oxporionoos of thwarted purposes, and perils? Ha hlnn'ulf answers i "Tho life I, now lire, I livo by the faith of tho Sou of God, who lovod mo and gavo hluuolf for me," County court proceedings next week. Look out for n wedding In Union school district, ero many days. William Dall and F. S. Kostook, Jr., wero In St. Joseph, this week. John Bnclmr came back to Oregon ltvst week only for a tow days however. Representative Kellogg has Intro dnced a bill prohibiting publio execu tions. Mr. .Frooland, of Everest, Kansas, was visiting Uev. Stephen Biancbard, last week. Mr. E. Durct. of Mound City, wns In our oily last week, th v:sl ul Col lector Wolty. Rev. Christy will preach at tbo M. E church this city next Sunday rooming nndoaiug. Thomas S. Bragg & Son, New Point, have 40 bushels of No. 1 homo grown clover Rood for sale. W. II. Richards has moved into his naw proporty, and Frank Peter has ocouptcd tho restdenco vacated by Mr Richards Mater Eai 1 Richard? has decl.irod war on tho old folks nt homo Ho ob jects to his father learning the art ot linir cutting on him. Wo learn th-it Miss Ida Tate, of Rock Port, who is well acquainted horc, was covercly Injured last Saturday by being thrown from a horso. W. It Horshbergor, St. Joo, Is vis King his parents. Mus Ida Pinkston has mtumcd homo from Nobraska City, where sbo has been studying iiuulc. Brother Van Pelt, of tbo Meteor, says ho will take corn In payment foi subscription. Ho fails to say in what shape he will take it in the car, shell ed or juleo. Tho tnodern'inn In tho weather has just cm mo nloug in timo to keep up the reputation of Januaty for always hav ing a thaw It was a very narrow es cape, however. -Died, January 23lh, 1B95 Mrs. Ida May Wampler, of Hickory township, aged 21 roar, 10 months anil 15 days. She was interred in Oiegon cemetery, Fridav, January 30th, 1885. When you go to St. Joe tako Nar row Giiagn Strot Car Ln.c, which runs from a half block ot rim depot to A. A. McININCH's STORE: whoro you can buy nny goods you want at retail nt wholesale prices. James Scott and wife, wero called to tho e.vtern part of tho State last week to seo "Aunt Polly Mi'ler" who was thought to he in a d ing condition. Our I test Information is that sho Is (till alive but very low. John Piercon was the guest of Mrs Sarah Smith tho pn-t week. Samuel Frvnian fis visiting his old neighbors in the country tho past week. Hugh Westernhausur and family wero visiting in Lincoln township last week. L. Prang & Co , of Boston, have propared tor tho event of St. Valen tine's Dar a series of beautiful and ar tistic valentines as unique and varied in design as they are appropriate to the sentiment of their mission. An elegant line of thoo goods can bo seen at King & Frond's. Mrs Kngeno Bumps, of St.Joseph, was visiting her father, Undo Andy Burner, this week. T. II. Proud, of Atchison county, spent a fow days In O-egou this week, tho guest of his fath er, Undo Juhuny Proud. Elihu Oren, of Indiana, is visiting hi tdster. Mrs. Racliael Kirkpatrlck, toucher in our public schools. I am going to do it. I mean business I Ladles' Cloaks, Gent's Ov recoats, Boots, Shoes and Hats, Gout's and Boys' Clothing. In lact,you can find everything in his Stock to bo found in a First-Class Dry Good- House. And fioiu now on until tho 1st of January, 1885, will bo sold at BED-ROCK lor CASH. Reniombor tho place, J. B. PAYNE, Tho successful merchant is tho ono who not only is prosperous In his busi ness, but also, tho one who builds up a roputotion for enterprise and lair deal ing. This is dono by keeping right up with tho times, in having a complete stock of tho host goods, selected by good tasto. Our reader will under stand immediately that wo are now ref erring to tho attractive establishment of Corsaut & Meyor, of Mound City. Mr. Meyer makes a succoss of his busi ness, and it Is constantly becoming more prosperous, bccaHso in tho first bu persists in having nothing but the squarott dealings with his ciutomcrs. They shall have what they want nt fair pricos. Again, hosocuros in the mark, ots a choice variety of goods in all do partmonts, so that a purchaser always feels that ho not only gets bis money's worth, but gots a class of goods that aro strictly flrst-oliu.s in oyery particular. Mr, Corsaut keeps a largo stock, gives good bargains, and the people of Holt county aro beginning to find it out; consequently tho trado is growing nil tho lime, all this wo are compelled to say atter years of observation and knowledgo of this firm's sterling busi , noss qualifications and upright deiilms , Thuro Is no hotter stock of goods or more attrnolivo establishment In North I west Missouri. Mrs. Edward Richards, of Mound City, Is lit very poor health. O. J. Holt will ho prosont nt tho literary entertainment this evening. Mrs. James Brown, Mary Nolaud and Racbnol Wilkinson aro alt rerlously ill. Samuel Malcomb Is selling tho Na tional Garment Cutter in Johnson county. Ed. Hart and Will Evorhart of Mailland, wore in attendance nt tho county court this week. Henry Minton and sons Dr. J. L. and W. E., will start for tho Now Or lenns Exposition next Monday. Don't forget tho literary ontortaln at the Opera Houso this Thursday eve ning for tho benefit of tho Young La dles Tomperaneo Union. School Commissioner Drako Will hold an examination of teachers, in tho Orcgen chnol building, on Saturday, Fehrtinry 21t, beginning nt 9 o'clock AM. Tho bast thing jet for tho mnnoy, is tho Skntinbl in connection with tho Prnhie Farmer, with a largo wall map of tho United States all thrco for tho small sum of thrco dollars. Rev. Roberts was unablo to fill his pulpit heio last Sunday, by roanti of his being called t ) preach tho funeral sermon of Michael Debolt, who died at homo In Hickory township last Thurs day. C. W. Lukens, dentist, wi'd bo at tho Commercial House, Mailland, on Wolncsday, February 11th; at tho III ntt House, Mound City, Thursday nud Friday, February 12th and 13th. Re member tho date. Mrs. Montgomery, Guslin, Evans, and llobhtz-ll nud Miss Jennie Cotton, Eltua Hcrshbergor Cora Russol and Carrio Anderson nnd others aro unend ing the temperance coiiviutiou nt Mound City this week. Tho young ladies who liavo enlisted in the temperance work held their llrst meeting in their new quarters laid Thursday evening. Their program was an oxcoMunt ono and was well tilled A numbor of new mo ubers weio enroll ed. Jimimo Cottier called Monday, and wo wero disappointed In not hav ing an opportunity to see that boy of his, but when ho informed us that lie had left tho boy at homo to look iltci tho stock, wo at once became recon ciled. Wo loam that W R Springer nnd his son Paul, will meet W. It's, broth ers, the Squtru of White Cloud, nnd William of this county, nt the New Or lean Exposition, and return tills way, and over the U. P. to their California homo. Report of tbo Woods school, J. C. Morris, toucher, for tho month ending January 10th: days taught, 18; enroll mcnt, 48; averago daily attendance, 40 nvcrago daily attendance of each, 14; thoso attending each day were: Lulu Nash, Altha lienor, Lydia Kurtz, Susio Simmons, Minnie Simmons Susie Ma ple, Mary Fryman, Annio Buntz, Delllo Lyons, Eva Lyons. Clmrllo Kurtz, Isaac Kurtz, Elliot Kurtz, Aslier Ho'tor, John Simmons, Philip Buntz, Ficd Markt, Fetor Fryman. Tho record of the Missouri State Horticultural society at New Orleans was indeed ono of whleh tho citizens of this t-Uto have every reason to be proud. Tho society captured more premiums than any other state, and this, too, without having rooeivod any help from tho state. Tho state should appropriate monoy sufllolout to have tho exhibit kopt up until tho closo of the oxpo-ition. It would bo n splendid investment, as tho exhibit would provo a great advertisement of tho wonderful fruit growing resources of tho state. Thus far natHre has not favored tho New Orleans Exposition, Tho rainfall has been unusually heavy, serving to enst over ovary thing a wut blanket, and ot bost that city would have many ills advantages tp contend with w compar ed with Pgjladflphla; but February, March and lipiil, bleak months at the North, are, tho most dellght'ul of all tho year in that city. Magnolias and Bununb.iltn take plnco of mud unci cloud, ijVd it Is not too much to expect that oheiir in place of gloom will dale from the Installation of tho old llbotly boll, with all its hallowed and inspiring associations, memories, nnd sugges tions. A number of citizens met nt the Court House on Saturday oveniug last, pursuant to a call mado by a number of citizens, asking fur tho organization of n cemetery ai-soulatloii. W. T. Ed dy was chosen chairman a.ul C. O. Proud, soorotary. Tho object of tho meeting was stated by, tho chairman, and the condition of tho cemetery wns discussed by Dr. Golln, J. L. Allon, Gitorgo Anderson, Lovi Zook and oth ers. A committee of soveu was ap pointed, connisiing of J. L. Allen, chairman, Levi Zook, Geo, Audeison, A. Goslln, Itobort Montgomery. T. C. Dungan nnd E VanBuskirk, to kvocti gate tho matter ami report soma plan of operation to tho meeting in two weeks. Tho meeting then adjourned to meet Saturday evening, February Uth. Probato court next Monday, Probato court next Monday, Feb ruary 9th. Wm, E. Evorhart has purchased tho Commercial Hotel at Mailland. Ho knows how to run a hotel. Mrs. Anna Barnes nnd children of Westboro, Mo. arc visiting tho parents ot Mrs. B., Jauios L, Allen, Esq. A bright liltlo girl baby put In her nppearnnco on Thursday lat, nt tho residence of Rev. T. 1). Roberts, of Now Point.) Married, on tho 1st int., by Esquiro Hoffmann, nt the residence ot tho bride's parents, Mr. D. B. Lyons nnd Miss Ncttlo Watson. A series of very Interesting meet ings havo been In progress tho past week at tho German M. E, church. Much interest has bcou manifested. Hattio Howard nged nbont seven teen yonrs, daughter of J. M. Howard and wlfo, of Oregon, dopnrtcd ibis llfo last Wednesday, February 4th, 18S5, from blood poitdnlng, Mr. .1. N. Menifee, ono of tho lead ing citizens of Oregon, Holt comity, pnssed through the city yesterday on his way homo from Now Orleans. Ho pronounces the exposition a grand suc cess. St. Joseph Gazotto. Georgo F. Shaeffor, proprietor of tho St. Joseph Co-Opcratlvo Storo, MaltlaHil, Mo., offers tho entire stock of tho Co-Oporatiyo at Bed rook ligurcs from now on in ordor to closo out nnd quit business. This is no idle tnlk. Read what ho hag to sao on tho 1th page of this paper. -II. T. Alk Ire, Publio Administra tor nnd attorney at law, has moved his olll o into the front room up stnirs in tho Skntinki, buihliag, whore ho will be found ready at nil times to attend to any business connected with his oilice ii4 Publio Administrator, or anj thing connected with the law practice, collec tions, etc. C. J. Holt, tho temperance leclttr er, will not begin his series of lectures in Forest City. February Gtb, ns was ex pected, owiii!; to his not receiving the letters from tho commlttoo setting the timo for him until It wns too late. In tho near future, howoyor, he hopes to bo able to conic, and then wo will bo glad to sco a good turn out. - Com. Wood. Will Dorr has lost a fow head of cat tlo this winter. Ask Doc. Kyger who told him that Cleveland Is elected. Cold weather is about gone, and no body frozo to death. Mrs. Tiltt was quite sick last week but is now much better. There wns a hop at Mr. Marlon's last weok; tbo boys repoit a bois time. Mr. Georgo Kurtz and wlfo havo gono to housekeeping near his father's. Spelling at tho Grovo last week ; a big crowd out and a good timo gener ally. Mrs, Wl'lltuns, of Kansas, has been visiting her father, Mr. Ryan near Rich villo. It is reported that J II. Bnntz is going to ship hogs m opposition to Mr. Golvln. Mr. M. Golvin nnd II. Young havo each placed a lino wind null on thuir farms this winter. Miss Muttio Morri", who has been attending school at Klrksville, will re turn this wcok to hor homo near Now Point. Our literary moots every Thtmdny night nnd the houso is crowded every night, quite a number of young ladies and gentlemen from Oregon attended last week. Como again folks. Thoy say M r. James RuniFoy was sick all tho way from Now Orloans un til ho crossed tho Nodaway Itlvor when ho been mo much better, and when he landed at Forbes ho was sound and well. Forest City. Mr. S. J. 11 u z a n has pnrobasod the Joo. Pollock property. W. E. Minton has sold his rest donee in Forest City to O. D. Chad wk'l. Tiio salo at L. M. Kaull's was well attended and property brought good pricos, Mr. Orvel Graves has sold his in terest in tho tlrm of Graves & Wobor.to Mr. Emll Webor who will continuo tho business at tho old stand. Mr. Chns. Crawford, who has been with us tho past four yonrs, loft Wed nesday for his old home Romo, Now York. Noxt yonr wo will havo montion that ho has returned, A good old custom that had noarly gono out of practice, has lately been ro nrwod, kl.slng by moonlight; Oh yo Galls; meot mo by moonlight alono,aud tho I will tell you a talo In tho grove, on tho hill where the jxck oaks pro vail. Tho sleighing for the past week or mo ro has beon excollont ami our young folks have enjoyed it hugely, but now tho mini Is looming up and tho glngle of tho sloigh boll and the morry laughter of the lads and lassies Is no pioro heard In tho land, niufr city. Maslor Ira Purvis Is still quite 111. Miss Nettie Hupp is visiting in Forbes. Born, to Mr, nnd Mrs. Hunter last woek, a girl. Mrs. Hunsoii Is visiting her mother, Mrs. Hunter. Riley Armstrong and Sam. Brown Ice, ot Forbes, nro visiting Mr. Peter Siprs of tkis vicinity. Mrs. Puryls returned home nfter a wcok's visit in Nebraska; sho reports that it is colder up thcro than here. Mr. Simmons tecclved n letter from hla son ui Tcxw, who reports snow thrco Inches deep nnd cattle dying by tbo hundreds. Mr. Hnlin, of this vicinity wns call away from his homo last Sabbath night to tho bedside 0. Ids brother, who, it is (cored will nvor rccovor. Corning. Joe. Spencer rejoices in a girl baby at his houso. Len Walter was buying goods In St. Joo. Monday. Tho deputy sheriff of Atchison county was in town last Wednesday. Robert Young, road supervisor, went to Oregon, Wodnosda'y, to mako settlement. Little Miss Sophia Thei, of Nc biaska, was thu guest of Mr, Alli ens over Sunday. Homer Stewart, train dispatcher at St. Joseph, was calling on tho fair sex in our midst last Tuesday. F. W. Walter is having thu small house, just north of the Hotel, moved to his residence lots south of town. Peter ChrMcn, our lumber mer chant, sold several largo bills of lumber to sovoral Nebraskaitus during tho past week. Tho Lutheran church is nt last on Its foundation and wili soon be repair ed and ready for services wlthm a fow Sundays. The Hotel Oflico has boon lcflltcd, from top to bottom, by Jim Orange, ami, no doubt, it is tho nicest job that has been dono iu town for sumo timo. Emmett Walter left Sunday for Kansas City. Ho goes for the purpose of tnking a two months course in tho well known business col lego of that city. Mr. Albeit Asendorf was tho reci pient of a fino present from his wifo on Sunday last, in tho way of a big bounc ing boy This is the seventh boy nnd nary a girl. O! gosh. Richard Huffman, ot Atchi-on coun ty, was drawn to Corning last week on account of his pension claim. Ho has many fi lends here who will bo glad to Iiotr at most nny tlmn of his success in obtaining thu samo. Len Thompson, a well known Atchison county podagnguo. passed through town on Sunday on his way home from Oregon, whoro ho had been too seo his bust girls. If this note should meet tho eyos of the Oregon girls don't nil claim him. On invitation of tho chi'drcn of our popHlar citizen, Mr. F. W. Walter, tho latters popular and handsome residence was filled eaily Thursday evening with friends to take part in the fostivltics of tho evening, viz: tho celebration of tholr silver wcd.llmr, or tho 25lh Anni versary of their marriago. A fow very appropriate remarks wero mado by tho Rev. Clias. Bock, after which a delicious ropast was served amid an occasional sip ot tho cup. Tho eyeng was whiled away until tho "woo sum' " hour and all leaving with many warm expressions tor tho future and hoping Mr. and Mrs. Walter will enjoy twenty-five more years of pleasure. , Corning, rated among tho first ai to Mio Intelligence ot her populace, eon tain a fow dens In which live families if one is pardoned for applying that term to thoni who ralso tholr youth to anything thnt is vile and still holp got the innocent children of better parent ago into their infamous workings. Such an instance as happened in our midst ono night last week (hardly fit to bo alluded to in this column) Is n shamo and disgraco to that bettor elomont of society which you llnd hero. Mothers, yon nro to blaino to a certain exiciit. Why do you not place a restraint upon this hotriblo practice of your boyi loaf ing around tho stores and on tho corn ers after night? Many a poor soul with iu the stone walls of those largo build ings nt Jefferson City has had just such a rearing, and what a sorrowful aspect thoy picsont to-day. Your homo and our school room nro not working to gether as thoy should, If tho host of iuftuoiico around tho hoarih at homo, does not prevail what good aro your children in tho school? Oh! shame on tho parents of just such boys. Wo would like to go on, but tho columns of this paper aro too precious to wnsto in giv ing advice to those whom wo know that suoru and ridicule it. A. A, McININCH, St. Joo, Mo , is selling Best Painted Steel Barb Who nt 4 cents, No charge for drayago, COMH TO STAY. Of Interest to the Pooplo Ifolt County. of I havo como to stay; will furnish you with a first class stock of dry goods nnd shoos for cash at city prices, which you havo long been in need of (dy stock consists of all clashes of dry sroods, such ns tnblo linens, napkins, towels, and tho best lino of glnghnms nnd do mo t cs In town. Notions In nit tho latest novelties. A fino lino of ladles' handkerchief., embroideries, laces, and hosiery In all qualities and size. Cor sets a specialty. A full lino of gent's furnishing goods always on hand. I havo purchised thu celebrated Sclz, Schwab & Co's fino cnotoiu made shoes, in mcn', ladles' and chll.lion's sizes; warrant thorn In every respect It not satisfactory yon havo tho prlvllcgo of returning and money will be refundod No troublo to show good'. Call and compare pnees. Jon. Fitts, Forbes. A dance at A. L. Kelloy's last Wednesday night. Joo Collier has purchased tho Bear ley placo on tho river southwest of town. Mrs. C. W. Pierce was visiting Iter sistor, Mrs E. Hupp, south of Oregon last week. Noah's animals south of town havo a special antipathy to each other. His ox gored his horso. Joo Krctzer and a Miss Craig wore united in wedlock at tho resldenco of A. G. Young last Thursday night. Suo cess Joo. Wn heard a couplo of young ladies say that young men with Moighs could llnd fortunes If they would tako cour age. Don't talk so loud girls. John A. Smitl , formerly a resident of this place, was in town last week IIo wilt probably movo back next spring. Wo will bo glad to havo you wilh us again, John. Grand-pa Collins, fatlier-ln-lnw of P. W. Shambangli, an old resident of Buchanan county, U visiting with Esq. Shambaugh for a few days. Mr. Col lins purchased tho losidoncc of G. T. MctklQ' last Saturday. Price, $.'i00. Ho Is now ono of us. Welcome, grand-pa. The Bottom. The spelling nt the sohool houso last Saturday night was wo'.l uttondod. Miss Sarah Tucker is giving tho bo-t of salirfact'on, both to pal cuts nnd pupils ot our school. John Varvol, formorly a resident of this placo, but now living In Nebraska, is hero on a visit to his mother and sis tors. Quito a number of our young folks went to a social hop up at Mr. Adam's last Friday night. They report a good timo. Tho many friends of Mr. Richard Halm witl bu sorry to leant that the doctors havo pronounced Ids sickness beyond modlcnl skill. Klsinir Sun. Wm. Smith is combating that old flond, asthma. ! Dr. Richardson, of St. Joseph. Is attending Dr Gordon. Tho parly given by Miss Laura La Sallo was an enjoyable affair. Judge LaSalla has retired from tho active management of his business nt Uurllngtnu Heights. Miss Maagio Workman at thn Rts Ing Sun school houso gives exorcise in elocution and rhetoric every Friday afternoon. All invltod. Cinlg. From Hie M.leor. We lenrn ns wo go to press of tho ' death of Joseph Odell, which occurred at his home south of this city last night, of pneumonia, Cholera has bcou playing sad liovoo with hogs iu this vicinity recently. Doc Bnstwloti has lost a number of hoad, whllo other farmers havo beon oqualy fortunate. A. J. Bostwlck. R. M. Prico and others think of making an overland trip to Southern Kansas within tho next fow weeks. They want to lake a look at the country and will bny it if thoy like it. Wo learn of quite a sudden death which occurred about II yo miles south of hero Saturday. Gum Bobbin wns taken suddenly III and d'ed within twenty minutes it Is tmpposod of hoari disease. KlniMoy. Tho Klmsoy gets lull oyery day. Mr. Burnelt will move from our midst soon. Tho Kimsi y School bonrd will have to olect a new member to fill llurnutt's placo. '1 ho Klinsoy School will continuo till through tho spring term wlilmut In tormisslon. Miss Froddlo Tucker wont to An drow county last Monday to attend n wedding among relatives and friends. BEN. W. FLEMING & BUO.,tlH) Loiuliug I latter. Pricos tho Lowest. 407 Fe lix street, St, J!oot lIo,, Mound City. Tho Fourth DUtrict Convention of tho Woman's Christian Tempornnco Utiton.convoocd at tho Christian church nt 9 o'clock on Tuosday morning. Tho opening services wero conducted by tho etato prc.ldcnt, Mrs. Clara Hoff man. Tho convention Is mndo up of largo delegations from Mnr) vllle, Burlington i junct1of (jultnisii.Skidmorc.Maltland, Rock Pott, Mnryvlllo, Savnnnah, Oto- gon and other points. Tho delegates to th's convention would compare fa vorably with nny convention In tho land. Mrs. Clam Hoffman It u host within herself. Sho is not only nil orator, but Is possessed of wonderful executive ability, nnd as Governor of our great state, would at the cnil of four years, bo as celebrated us wns Q'leon Bess of England, for government and executive nblKly. Thu citizens of this thriving city de servo special mention for their open handed hospitality shown tho delegates Tho Christian church, whero tho con vention is hold ug its -csslon, has been tastefully decorated and ovorything is dono for tho comfort of tlu convention. Tho following commUtec8 were ap pointed ou Tuesday: On Resolutions Mrs. S. Q. Goslln, Oregon; Mis. E. R. Powell, Muryvillo. Mrs. Hawthorne. Rock Port; Laura C. Cochrane. Mound City; L. S. Dorr, Burlington Junction. Press Work Mrs. Robert Montgom ery, Oregon; Geo Trook, Mound City, J. S. Glazier, Savannah. Shilow. Mrs. H.itton is iniproying. - Lazy Hollar has a dancing hall. Hog cholera is among us and Is do Ing had work. Jake Kliue.ls the boss rabbit killer, he has killed 80 iiibbits. Undo Nobo llodglus says ho will got married before spring. Stand back, boys ami irivu tho old man a chanco. Tin; 3Iiuki!tH. Cattle The shipments last week fig- 1 1. rod up nlii.ost half die total number received. Thcro wns quite a good de mand throughout tho past week, nnd valucs,in sympathy witli other markets, ruled weak and lower. Many common and ooarso shipping hooves ranged at $101 10, and a large number of Inferior bunches touched $3.01(3 80, with tho highest falo reported at $0 37 1 2 for fancy shipping cattle averaging 1,533 lbs. Scattering transactions wero mado at $5.S0((U.2o, but it took something very good to fetch over $j.105.50. Advices from the East wero more favor able, nnd Eastern shippers purchased quite freely. No veiy choico beoves changed bands, end thu highest salo im ported was $15 ; inferior to choice steers qtiotablo at $3.0,j(25.G5, principally at $l.254.90. Nalho butcher stock and stockers and feeders unchanged. Quo tations closed as follows: llxport Kfa'lcs. 1,100 to l.TOOO DM SS.0020.M I nimuou to kooiI IiIii1iik, I.OJ" to I,- i'K) Its 4.IWW.S0 Hogs Lust woek tho market opened llrm 101.1o higher. Later, however, values weakened and closed with tho early adyanco more than lost. Some very prime heavy sold at$."j, and assort ed light weights fetched $1.75. Thoro was iin active Inquiry for 1300100-lb pigs of good quality, which sold as high as $i.55(n,-l.G0. Tho quality was pretty good and sluppors found loss dit fieiilty in rilling their orders. Heavy packing and shipping sold at $I.C04. 80, wilh oxtra fine 471-lb iivorages at $L85j good mixed packing. $i.l0(g4, 55; rough heavy, $1 30(, t. l0i light ba con grades, $l.ftOl.60. Winter wheat was in moderate sup- ply,hutoffuritigs wero ehioily by sample. Demand only fair. In store lots mao- tivo and prices neary nominal at 77 1-- 78 l-2o. Spring wheat was In bolter supply, but tho demand wns only tnodeiiwely notivo, and pricos ruled lower In sym- l-y wlUl tl,u weakness in the specula- livo iiiiirKoi. io. ic was quuo ueiiv nnd so.d nt 76 3 8a77 l-8o, and closed quiet at tho Inside llguro. Tiad(ng was only moderately actlvo iu the leading gram markets, and a weaker fueling was manifested. Foreign advices wero of an unfavorable tenor, and the reports irom tho Eastern mar kets gave holders litllo encouragement. Tho receipts of grain were somewhat larger, while the thipuicnls were only fair. Od'urlngs on speculative account was quite llhttial, and It i. undeiHtood that .some heayy operators who had been carrying large qunutio were quiet ly disposing of a portion of thorn. Tho demand was comparatively light, and mainly from parties who had proflabo outstanding contracts. Corn was in larger nipply. Tho market was wouk during the greater portion of tho weeu, and prices nvor ugid lower. Fluctuations in prices, while quite froqucut, woro confined within a small t ango. Spomlntivo trad ing only model ate ami featured mostly in May delivery. Tho shipping demand was good. Larger receipts woro tho principal cause lor too decline, though the weakness iu wheat had sonio ell'ect. No. 4 sold ut 37 l-'JMi 1 to, chtellyat 37 a-lu. No. 3 sold at 37 l-2a38 l-lc, childly at 38o, No. 3 yellow sold 37 ft 4a38 l-lc. No, 2 sold nt 38a3U l-'Jc, chiefly at38o, '