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-& -pi r-.. . W4 re - it e. If Aft I 11 II VOLUME XXV. OllEGOX, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13. 18S0. NUJfflEE 28. "S A 1ST SI -3J. I . - -'- - c-" - N-- AjuixifiJ. H I You will be sure to find ;.just what you want for a : Christmas present at lliiuie & Philbrick's. ow Us, Nets and FA Christmas presents for La!ios aiul Jeiitleineji, Girls, Roys, Children ::nd Babies, at Hindu & l'hil-briek's. - e ' -.1. A. Orange, of Craig, has been. i jjranti'u r.n increase of pension. 1,500 pounds Candies, 600 pounds Nuts just - m rs. Dr. Butler ami children, of received for the Holiday Trade, and all New 0;,re'"rotl,c s'losts of fritm" M and Fresh. Did not have 5 pounds Candy on , Alio I'Ii'IWut has just eomiIoted a hand, December 1st, but now have the Largest . fine i f.et. ai-.- now hnsor.. and Best Selected Stock ever brought to Ore-.tiJLu 1,1 u' X:lltree" gon. P'f( A -r- ri I Li. lb Xi.ii.-U. '-LCiJ, loading 02 if pLittleOnes, r " "t-W-fe THE is now going on Hid nnrl at Ms regis- tiOT?M -aUlQ ailQ ;.T-J.;-4.. fV-A "-i::yy!:ytffS tZi.' , rtt. t'X,' ; . . . .x ,V ' , .V' vs. . im."' l-s j-k'iJ JESSE C. FITTS. ' Tinii- 'i'aVi.. I - V"' arc sorry to loam that 11. Boyil ! I i. i ! . r i .i f i I is on tho tsicl:-list. 1 n; fi5n a Fff5sy itnrn !"! T. err: T"'r , , l orhiM will ivo a iilearanl cnter- Ufi'iT h KIS I L'i't-"1 !!, - -L I ''r1'"'" "! tl..-ii-.Kf.-troi.!sr.v.-rUii. ,.,;,..,., Christmas Kw. I 6ily it '':' a S i' L'5--sU t 1 K. C n .i.i :i!il ao tl:o U'iiViT tiiroiih . s -wiru Mii.-hi:u Xoi'ilSoa aii.l Sap-J ui . r:?"? n j I trail's t.V ISurliiitun route: plii-. f.i sale hy II. K. I.Vnny. t J S i.iiim; -.'ni :n- - School sai.:ii!-.'3 lai.lt'Js. pcns.inKS, i i S i-- i'J U IjJJ . i i -i."..-. .:.....!...., Iioil'-lis. Miin-S. vu:, ill, I ml- "imuiii. -. t'4:?"l rfSj xi.;t-,-4iU4 :-.o. 1:; -ih-. a. !.-,uvs at ..rJ. p. in. w . . ( .- j.,,.;,,..,,, K,)liU., Ichm-s lit Tii-'...i .n Ife'kAiu ?:5r-,y;3;jl !Ta S t .,, i.v; ,, , :i;iia! hour. -." -i t" i A". i- a-.i- at-: - i. in. ?I 5! I ' i; .n. ii .i:.---:i. l.'avc-. in n:i. a. in. d , t.,;tCiJ;;;i5 gl Xo. !; liuiliiijrl.m K-,uto, !ms ai i C K, 1th M. S. -M. j i-.o, m 1 I.V. !m iwr ":in a sirn .-. or met I I !; at, tin1 l.cuton elitivrli on 1 HifMiaj j ..l-VJ W - (i..t Buy your WallPaperof 1I.E. Denny j Jr.rKest sto'-k in the county. V,'- arc hero for the Holidays. Come and see us. Kisn .t Puori). You are invited to be prcnt at the 1 entertainment at Forties Christmas Kvr . Orant Holtz and wife vrn uucstsof i friends and relatives a lew d.tys the patt ' week. j William Kenr.on will leave this week ' for California, wLcro he will sjiend tho winter. Mrs. John Harmon, of Minlow. Kan sas, is visiting among her Holt county friends. - -Mrs. Canie O'Fallon. who has he: u quite sick for several da.-:, is, we a:o "lad to learn, ccnv.-ile.-cin. j V.'o a:o truly sorry t chronicle the j iilnos of Ilev. 'ar:i"r. and hoj-t h" may j ! able to be around in a few da;.s. j -' llcv. Sai)!i. of Mound City, has boon ' aiMini Kev. Warner in the series, i.f! . . , mevtui'-i at tne m. t.. uuurun inw weeK. vc xuaDU viv uwii i uctiiu'jo cixiVL -All omrades are earnestly r.'.iuest-' P'iyQ VOU fresll OI16S. eltol.eprc ntatt!ierievi im;'i.i' ' ... rTl,npDT-;oe Ainm-.niif inTi WnnrlDiunv3 AUor 1 o.-i this NiuuruJiv rveiuii, i lin. uuv v j. wva - aaauxu v-u - The members of Ororm lodt. A. O. ; and Stoneware on hand at low prices. Fresh U. W.. are re'iuesll to lie riresent their meeting, this Friday evening Wtli inst. Improve- youropportiinity by lmyinR ' specialties. will soil vou flats and Bonnets at actual j cost. I Special Prices Given to Festival AND Christmas Tree Committees. PHICE3 LOWER THAN THE LOWEST. can always Hiram Hershlwitfr, accompained i bvhis win. Uo-cih". attenod the p'.av of A Full litia rf a-f oi-iln our! of Moiini! I .ty. .Iom'i.ii "Little Iird Facntlcioi" in St. Jcvvtih. hirl Wi'dnesilay. Mrs. Stella Conan, of Hntte City. Mo'itamu arrived Snn.lay r.iyht. maUuv the journey in forty ono hur. I!tr hoiiif-iiiminr mils a s..d one. indeed. - -Wo v. ill .-. II 1 lohd; y , JooiK- and Xo tioiss very cheaji to r.Mu.-e our stock, s c.ect to movo into au.'tlu'r buil.lisi in tlte early sjiriii'. Kixt. A- 1'i.oru. Married, at tht H.iv.eli House, thi.i i-itj, o!iH's.I.iy evcnuitr, by luv. S;.pp, risii, of i i'..ej, 'f Mound Citv. -It is said that Col. Win. Hyde, post master of St. .Louis, and nliuu? timo c.l- :0ysters, Pure Buckwheat Flour, Mince Ieatj::::ii:;S XtXXC New Orleans Sugar ancl l ine li lours are my -r purehasm-it, -i. :' t V! Vili lilLV an i i mi.-- ai 11. K. b'a or ctiisr To i:S si; i- - '-.l.-'x f" 17 nnn ?tm!7 tt 7Ki" ! ! ; . ! ;, i v I. 5UUU llUff 1LI Ui-I:l is hsiiCvihG::! Evoryliting marked in Plain Fig- j .Machines. nrhc-. ar.J f i r Prir.C-s ere n-i a ;;-"h:t-o Lgw. No if .hi le to i Y E &2 2 p kpnSi? v.;:,.; I -1 i orbvs C'.i.-i.it h--p!ay at ICinj; Vc have l!:c While, and Standard Sewing We can suit ycy. e WGuid make s. t; jca-i Present. Miur 1'icture ' Domiv's. hri ;tl:lu:i Ti'-V i i i.n . .ve. ( 1) i.i"t fail to seo th A !':i;:io s. ! . Coroner, of Wl.aj Valley, ha li'.i.-i.i'ii intbi-ria corn. !'h" I.Tf-t and b.-st i-hoi; ir tl.i uri.ay ;.t the. poo'tolm-i'. - Mrs. M;.i v fnrrv is cloMni; !!; of iiitliiaery o.itls at cos!. ! "'.'sh o'..-!rr.: bv ti e can or : i .;. ti" at i;. i'. H...!. :t.T-s. i:.:tto..i f.irrs'.-r-. ad. In s-, T. M , for lev. rat' --l in!.' 'at. Murphy ve.i.-ioa rolls. liO.K, 1th M. S. M. - Wev. Ki iwr bewail a iiiL-K at the Benton chuv eveni'iK of this week. 1 persons knowing; ab! t oi it her Fud- ;;nt to t ra 1ki.ii.-ss : i'.-r:..i-:u corn !or a w.i;:" l. M. Martin. i'to llllinboid!. v.l re he v. ill spc:.-! tho win the Ijitri.: Itunniii: iiic .Machine made Pom. See tie -11. K. j, ' A PBACTI0AL- 5 a If? m b. 1 4 mm Mound Citv, ir I ;.-! Soi iK'i.ny. - .Mrs. I. I!. Currier, of I!i'-lov. was the u'aes-l of hT siiti r. Mr.-, .lonatl.aii CuIp. tliis lM" k. - ( io-vcriMtr Francis has d-clin.-tl foof fer a r 'iiard for the capt arc of Kimoley. who .M-ap.iI from our jail. - 'I'll.' funeral olwinii-s of .felf'-rson l):.ii-i ov.irrei! at Xei.: t Irleai:.-, Louis nana. v. cuii''s.!ay. ittanist $ ! 1! ::! oar oiTer on in-;ih pair.'!- ji ? f,.r "V, i ic v.ai!"." one of fhebest mr.ira- S A I I? ;?' ..m-sf-.rchil.lrcn puM.sh.d. sSiTHS? Sl-aS i i::-!.aril Cor.is..n...r Maitland. 1, ' 5f V ti-Ll-iZti &i f"f !-!' ' head of early spring male vv f I'.ire-bri d. bin loml l!elk-hircs. ! ilii..:e.. i'i.:!b-i. k h.iv the lnriri-l Mo. IWILL ? b y ? a h O fr !! 5 ST! 1 4 . IS M Everv SI 00 worth oi eoocls uoup,iiL lit wilJ to a tiCKcc in my uraiia title you Drawing to take place Jan FIRST of a t:in. m r?r Ladi.v years. C:ek (...!.! Watch, ia'.:io.L !. Tiiir, U warrant. .1 for i" pi. k."iH-r. ei.-r in j .e. An a.-n-. lilij. s.eivcry ivarnir . ii.lt' of J life time, an anin,!" '.i.iiiderfal things in tiie hour ! 1 at S oil.' li'ri" (ui'.lc'.e st.i. Holiday O- Miilable for CiiriiJnni and X'-w lo cents to Xn "st'i.ie" iirst .-lass. Come ;il 'Si ier C'llt. le i ear i r.'K'io: irtwsL haiili 9 for all. and ra"!;ii ir in prices from 1. Kv. rilhirir ! s. II ivarrarte.1 to be in ; ai:::i!.- m than en" I , fn feied. am: pr:c'S fo; lllo. I sold 1 i:i!j.i di-p!ay of Ibiiid.iy (oi-xK in j tie- e iy. l'ri. i'i to suit cu-:yi.ly. 1 (! i t-i L.-onora Walters for special i'T rs in millinery. Speei.d wiles at roM en iy .iturd.ty . in order iorediiee -t ick. Tln.r.' v.. II be a Chriitiiii." ente't lin: i.ieiil at Ciiri-tinn church Christina- l r.ve.. :,; v.iiicii .-ant a t lau.- will appear- I'i.-irraiii 1 iter. i!rin al-iiw your job mirk. Vou w ill want letter head-. .-tat. m. i.t.e!iv-i"pt . I'niiie and 'line iheill J.riutt'.l before the ni-h of :"-i!l fad-. -The y. ",. Sunday clio"l will ive a i li u- eater! .'.lment i iiri-imas r.vc. .i eiltl- line pr. train has been arraned.Tiiori c'.- ().--Iic-tr :. conip i-eit o ten pieces, will farni-h the inusie. - (Joto Or. Maxwell's drtiir store, at Xeu r.niit, for Drus. medicine.-, school liooks. Window ;iass. Fnlty. Oils. Coal Oil. etc.. ete. The Ductjr will do olilce practice at the -tore. lioyd has rem ed l.is st"i-k of bu, jries. harutv-. wakens. i hips, lap roK'S et -.. to the le'iniiU liuiidiiu on the cor ner, we-t side public s'iiare. (live him a call. He will saie you money. ' - There will be a meeting of all riih i ordinate i'armcrs" Alliances of Hoit ( County, at Kichland. school hom'e in Ciav towusniii. December lt. at one i .i ctoi'K r a i olinty Alii.ince. ivicti suiniruinaie alliance is re.iuest.-d to Ik? rcpresentcl by three ileleiT.it'-s. I5y order o: 1- :ibi..:i .tri'r.j.i-'i.tiit'i. volt tune -n t ; - -Matt Saville, who is at home on sick-. leave fiom West l'oiut, was shakint: hands with his many friends in Oregon, last week. If you want to make a present of an album on Christmas, k and buy one of Hinde A- 1'hilbrick. They have the larg est and linest htock in tho city. We aro glad to learn that Ida Foster, who has been sulferiic from a well de veloped caro of diphtheria, is now so far recovered, as to bo out or danger. Tho readers of tho SKMlNV.r. in tho northern poition of tho county will tind it to their interest to purcha-e their holuliy gifts from Henry L. Kails, jewel er Mound City. - H. Uoyd has removed his stock of buirgies, harness and wagons to tho I Jen wit building on the corner, west side public square, tiiio him a call. He will save you money. - Some of our merchants have receiv ed large stocks of holidav goods, and have considerable to tell about what they have, in the Skxtimiu Call on tho merchant who invites you to come. Mrs. F.lizabeth I!:gsby,of Idaho, thoV venerable mother of Mrs. Join. Curtis, who has been so f,erioii-ly sick for so nig, is reported to be much better.ai.il ti-o:g hones aro now entertained for her ! 1 ill recnery. flo to the enterta'nment at the M. E. church. Cuiistm is Lve. One of the m nt interesting programs ever present ed t an Oregon audience will be carried out. Tliorpe's Orchestra.whieh is a treat in itsolf, will furnhh tho music. T. F. Harn and wife.of Uevercour.ty, V i n-.ylvania, sjienta few days in our c.ty tlie p.ist week, the gues-ts of Mrs. Hani's brother, Henry Monitor. It was tho first meeting of brother anil sister in twer.ty yiars. and to say tiiat Hcii.'y '.is d 'lighted, as well as surprised, but mild ly expresses it. They left for their homo Tuesday, highly delighted with their visit anil our country. Mr. Ham sent a letter to his homo in Pennsylvania stat ing that lie had found tho "Oardcii Spot" of tho world. - -"Uncle" Billy Brodbock'., es.-'ay read before the Statt Horticultural Society. at their recent session at L.'banon, will ' bo found on our in-id. pagea. Toward I the clo-o tiie article st :'.'s that the -icl:eil,s, plows tire runiiiiig."le.vini'cr.ilii. wim ii i at tne ' is true, as ins es-av was iiol iiiui:s:i.'ii until the following week. At the tune has been placed upon 1 o: '-' pre.-s, for the last sine oi tins Ho was a member of , week's S.o-tinki., December PJtli. we are having as lino weatiier, as we n ive in May, birds singing, grass green, and farmere. breaking up ground. Profe!-sor(irce:i, tlieeSivai"-! as-"ist- l :int in 1 lo 1 1 ro-li Kelinol. w:.s stl'limoietl themiViVcs ... . .,.(!s;,ie of his tick mother on last Only Lunch Counter in the city. Lewis . ISoo CSfj QqoGEfy OREGON, MO., Sifr" oi' Grocery Store, North Si!o of tin Square. S'wing Mai-hine Xei'diea and Sup phc. f"' sale hy 11. ... i.'enny. - Selioii suuiilies Tablets, pens. inks iis, sliltes, etc., at the postolh'T -Familv Bibles. ?i."it) to ZhK) at Khig & 1'roud's. They make nice presents. - Kev. Keiser will p Cr.n-e ni'tt sabbatli 4 The Finest, the Best and the Largest Assort ment of Candies, Nuts and Fruits, ever pur chased for the Holiday Trade. Also a choice line oi'Tobaecos and Ci gars. Fresh Oysters served in every style. Prices the Lowest. E. P. HOSTETTER, Oregon, Mo. of mcet-Tiief;day rcjuc-te. I ... ..1. ,...... ,T Tin. It', ..'II '1 V'i.i l..'l't-.. i. y,,,u,t .I.,.,,? s:t i mav conic ior me .iciiei, iino ii move iie- indebtcd to II. Bold c.iil and settle their account. -I!" niro and inspect the large stock of Holiday and Ci.ii.-t mas Toys atllinde i S'l.iibri'ck's before you make your pur chases. - Charles Harris, formerly of this ohee. counter at Francis Stseet depot, St J.k-Cpll. - Co with theni':!i to Mary Curry millinerv store and get sor m. u.-e bargain.' she is offering. She is tcliing g"o.ls at cost. I - An elegant array of suitable presents i can be seen at H.L. Kads'.jeweicry store. 1 Mound City all goods warranted, and select, d specially for the holiday trai e. , Tom Hinde ha.- returned frnu Bis- , ton, and i.'porls his daughter cmvales-, cing. Tom's only objection to the trip' w.:- that he didn't get a chance to siid.i ' over tho Xiagara f;ills. :is they hadn't yet froze uji. , William f! recti, who was. lers than a year ago, a resident of this county, and who married Miss liello Voung, died at his home in Middleton. Idaho. X'oveni-! ber'JT, from consiimitio!i. He left our county, last May. going overland, to I Idaho", in the hiijies of legaining his , health. - Married, on Wednesday, 11th inst.. , at the home of the bride's parents in Kichvilie. by Kev. Schramm. Mr. Chas. Stottler. of St. Joseph, and Miss Minnie, Fink, of Kichvilie. The Sr.Ni ISKI. ev tends eongratulations, and tru-t.s the' coi!'!e may haie a long, u.-efu! ;ind , happy life. If you ronicmplato making a wed ding or Christmas ire.-ent that will be u-eful, hand.-ome and elegant, go and in.-peet the large stock of Watches. Cl.H-k-. Jewelry and Silverware of every dt -cription that Henry L. Fads has ju.-t roce've.i at his store in Mound City. He has iii stock ju-t what you want, and at prices as low a- first-class goods can bo sold. Be sure and see him before mak ing your purchases. Hewiil also repair your Watch Clock, or anything in the jewelry 'line to your complete satisfac lion, "lie is a practical workman in ' every branch of his trade: al-o a practi cal optician, and is jirejiared to tit glas es to suit any eye. - The stockmen of Missouri, and by that general term is meant all who breed buy. sell or ship hor.-es, cattle, sheeji or hogs, are called upon to meet in the city of Sedalia, on Wednesday, January loth next, for the iurjHise of considering all matters of moment jiertainmg to tneir scleral interests. ..ad. if jio ible. to de termine what can be done to jiromote and protect them. It is very goneraliy ci nce.lcl that in these leading depart ment's of farm business, there exist ob st.icl s to success which ought t be re moved, and that if the able In-died, and able minded, thoughtful, conservative ai.d rejecting men of eiery county re- uresenling l.icse interests can come 10- 10 Fiiik.v even that "his mother is v my W. rd froui him -tate.-, rv low and cannot live but a short time. J ois is a tail c.infe.-..ioii from our young friend, as yet umicijuainte.l with grief. The sympathy of our community goes out to him for he has taken a higfi'iihicein the estimation It is hoped tnat a change cloud of sorrow tli Although Mi: at tiowhmgs over him. ouri had a irood sun Mary- L urry s . , ()f .lp.,lo:. tIlis fruit js very scarce me of the nn- I in-tl0 St.tll a h wa!, hurried off to market with unbecoming ami ill advisi d haste. This cause was largely due to the fact that last year it proved the wi-er one. but the conditions and circumstancs which made it a desira ble move last year aro wholly changed. With a general small crop this year the good keeping fruit should have been held for higher jirices, a suggestion we made to our readers over a month ago. Su"h varieties as Winesaps. Komanitcs. Willow Tw igs. Huntsmans, Pippins and similar fruit coiiiaiand S2i" to VS a barrel, pric" that show a big advance over tho-e of si- weeks ago. They will be much higher sis weeks hence. -Kural World. Tho death messenger ha again been hovering over this jiart of the county, the jiast week, and we record four deaths all from natural causes. -Tiie tirst of these- was Mrs. Sarah Q. C.oshn. of this city, who died on Satur day last. The second wai Mrs. Daniel Wilson, a widow of sixtr. w ho resided with her sons north of Fore.-t city. Th Any real good reason why you should not come arcund and look through our stock and get our prices before buying you winter goods? We have proved to hundreds of people that our prices are tho lowest for the best quality of gcods. We think we can convince anyone and won't charge a penny for trying. VY hy not come in and see us? We carry all kinds of goods and can and will make Iswer all around prices than yeu can get by buying your goods at half a dozen different places. Ysu ought to see our Clothing, cur Piece Goods, our Dress Goods and "fictions, our Boots and Shoes, our Kats and Caps, our Hoods and Fascinaiors. our Ladies'. Gent's and Childrens' Underwear, our fine line of New Dishes, cur complete stock of Shelf Hardware and Groceries. We have recently added a nice line of Clocks, and will in due season show a fine display of Holiday Goods. On all of which we will make prices as Low or Lower than St Joseph retail merchants can Our "latch-string'' is always outside, and every day is our "BARGAIN DAY.'' Now. don't stand on the order of coming, but ccme. - Alliert VanDoren.of X'ebraskaiier.t a few days this week, with hissister.Mrs. .fohnnthan Cnlj.. Mr. Van I fciren form erly resided here, and was cmjiloyctt in the building of the Court House. - The many friends of Clare Irvine will no doubt be glad toU.irn that ho is IrosTing. He is now city editor of tho Statesman, a daily jiaper published a! the capital of Origon; he is also dealing in real estate. I). W. Thuma put uj the new furni ture at Brush College last Saturday The desks are daisies. Misf Mat tie Peret re sumed her school there Monday, alter a j two week's vacation on account of dtph 1 theria in the district, t M'ciia.-l Miser.living near Craig. iho (had threatened tiie life of his wife and was tried before a justice of the j'c:.ce, ha- been placed in jail, having f.iil.-d to giie bond. He will board at Framo'd Hotel for thirty days. - Kvery purcha-er of 31.01) worth of gmnlsa' Henry L. Fad- jeweler. Mound City, will entitle tho purchaser to n chance in his annual drawing. January 1st. First pri7e Iadie's elegant gold watch, fully warranted. The white hone that drew tho wag en that carried !)r. Cronin to his fate ij mm on exhibition in a Chicago dime museum. Since tho animal took bill stand among the curiosities, not a singlo rei-lieal.-t girl has been known to en ter the show. -'the I)dy of the little three-year-old l;.nghter."of Mrs. Anna Kff:ier.."r .-:. Joseph, a granddaughter of Jan.e! Halm, Sr.. living jus-t ninth or Oregon, was brought totldscity from St. Josojih la.-t Wedne.-dey and interred in tho I ier man M. K. Cemetery. - Forbes will have a public entertain meiit Christmas I've, consisting of nm sic, recitations, select readings tic, to clo.-o with a di.-tributii;li of pre.-ents from a Christmas Trie. Xo effort will be spared to make the occasion an en j.iyalilc one. Kvery body ini itcd to cocio and j'.trtieii'.ate. .1. J. Hiigeit. horse buyer. '.I'll 1m at Oregon. Mo.. S..tur.!ay, Ik-ecmb.'r 1 lib. 1.-.'.', to 5uy sone etr.i good hoi-i-s for street car p'lrjri-cs. l'hey must all bo ,-outid and g-H).l workers, acd weigh from luVt to ltSK) jioumls for which ho will pay the highest cish mnrket price. Will !e here one day only. -Hinde ,fr I'liil brick, are hea.l.jiiar ters for Christmas g-xuls and toys. See if you can't tind something in thefollow- n:g li.-t that will mriKe a nice pre. "rot for your cbililreu: Skates. Drums. Trains of Cars. Oiitn. Ioras, Banks, Jumping Jacks, DolK Building Blocks A B C Blocks. Ib.bby Hor.-es. Kalis, Automatic Toys of every descnjition, Ktc, Blr. Craig and Corning aro without doubt tiie best gram markets in Holt county and the farmers aro beginning to apineciato that fact, as is shown by the large amount of grain brought in tlailv. We w ill wager our last sumaicr'n straw hat that these two towns buv more grain in a year than all the otiier towns in tho count, combined Craig Leader. - Mr. Kamer Johnson, of Clay town ship, and Mi-s Mary IJ. Decker, of near Mound City .were married, lo-dayl'liur-v day, 12th inst., the ceremony occurring at the homo of the bride's jinrenU. Th'es" young people are anion tho most popular and prominent in Xorthen. Hoit, and the Si ntim:i, congratulates them, wishing them a long and h-ippy life. The ceremony was jicrfiirmcii by Kev. Lace, of Maitland. - The new session acts make somn im'iortaut changes relating to coir true ami repair of sidewalks in cities of tiie fourth class. Under the new law when pro; erty owners fa:I or refufo to build or rejiair sidewalks, the (ity is authored to lei the work to the lowest bidder. The contractor u paid in a sjifci-il tax bill, which becomes a lien on tho proper! , and bear- ten per cent interest Xo costs are charged to the city. Payment of the sjh'.-ial tax bill may be enforced in any court having jurisdiction or .lolimpiont taxes. Delvalb Cour.iy Her:.!.!. - The sad word came to our city on Tuesday, just as our jieojil" were return ing from the cemetery, where they hul aid the la'l sad rites toMother Gosliu, announcing 'he death or .Mrs. I-.I. l"ink ; stou, at licr hoiiie in Maitland that ' 1'iori.ing. She wa.- a Jliss Mary Collin?, j and ".as raised in this citv. Sho v.ax with her sons north or loresl eitv.i lie . () TT 1 "I .about tbirtv one vears of age. Sho thiro.aMrs. heeier. a widow lady of I 1 1 1V 1 1 1 O r - rilV n KOVfTAT ' h-avs a b.d.V girl, horn but a few hours .-.dvancid age who hied me four m.l.-s I .1 j J j MS (V 11( I Si K j U( l-r..r.- her dci'th. Her r.-mains i.ero northwest of here. The fourth was a J LI II 1 11 1 1 1 I v ) VA. 1 iLi Ji 1 I Ul . , l,r.,gl.l to this citv. overland from Mrs Kpi-er.-oii. also a widow about , ' Mail land, on Wednesdav. am! laid to Seventy ye;:rsof age, living a few miles southwest of Xew Point. They were all highly respected in fact some of their places will indeed be dilli"ult to till. Uncle "Billy" Bai'ey and K.ra Benson have ben near death's door the pu-t week, but Mr. Bailey is much improved as we go to jiress. while Mr. Benson's dt at'i is looked for atjany time. Deputy County County Clerk Ornham's child, and Harvey Burnetts's littl.' one have lxith li en "very low with diphtheria, but are now much better, and regarded as oat of danger. Mr. Hovey's daughter of Forest City, who has been lory low with diphtheria, Is now considered out of danger. General Merchants and Dealers in Everything OILIEGOIEsr. - - JSLO. The Finest ;unl I .armrest stock of AUiHins in Hie eitv at Hind - & IMiilhriek's. (all 1U If III I ! ' -.1. .' f..-i .t....rI.r,,ini,!ivp ,rMlu,r xoitli Ttirtir ininils .ir'li:irt-d to t con-n ler ami ' exi-ting depression might be alleviated 7 I -2 per Cent. Interest. Straight. No Commission. Cheap est Money in the Market. Pay off loan at any time. Any lisenss them, much of the amount, ban at unue. J. FOSTER MARSHALL. Mound City. Mc. com- if not removed, and the live stock busi ness placed upon a oetter paying basis. I). M. Martin has h.i 1 hi.- hern re sliingiod. and other improved, nts made in the rear of ins store budding. - If you want bargains in Hats. Bun nets. ir in fact.anythiug in the n.iilir.ery line gi'.e. Mary Curry ; call. She isselling off iit cost. - M. J. Moore and wife have returned from their bridal tour, and are now at home to friends at the residence or Mis. K. (J. Holts:. Owing to the absence of the pator. at the dedication of th" Xorth church, j St. Jo-eph, next Sabb-ith, there will be ! no preaching at theOr.-"in Presbyterian 'church. But there will bo sen ices the 5th Sabbath instead. Kli Johnson, of Andrew county, a brother tif Henry John-on. of Whig Val ley, who met with a serious act '.dent in.-! week, an account of which we published , at the time, has sine di"'l from the of ficts of injuries le-eived them. Hi 'wife, who was also seierely injure.1 at the same tune, is now getting along i,. Ii. Mrs. S. D. ("owaii and Dr. James Kichmond. of St. Jo-eph. were hero in attendance at the Tunera! of .Mrs. S. '. i i.t-hn. We are truly sorry to !-arn of Hen ry K eeiiu.-." bad luck. He ha- lost lit--, lice IVroiicron stadioi.. in iking the siii oml loss of the kind .hiring the year. A general "Knock down" and "free-for-all" light oceurr.-.l at Mound City last Sat ur.lay night, and a man or arc now registered at Frame's llot' i in con-e.iienee. - There was a rumor on our streets this week that A. W. Va'iCamp had been thrwn from tii- buggy and killi-d. but later rejirts failed to coi.tirm the story. There was li truth whatever, in the r.'ifirt. - J. V. I'if-I.l- has made arr.ir..reiiientH with our "iiy coiuieil. so we are i::fii-m c!. for jieriui-!.ioii to pl.t. e a ti-h jmiid within our city limits in the ntar feture. He irojo-es to i-on-.trnot a rorerv',ir ar.d k.S'p it r-toekod with lish &t as to Ih- abio to fiiriiish us with the l t f tin- tiiioy tribe at all tun"-and on short notice. rest in Majile IJrov Cemetery. th .-rvic-s I ing :.. luct.d from the T'i. M church, by I lev. Lace, of Maitland. as si. tc.t by l.'.'V. Sapp, of Mound City. Obituary next w.ek. Wing Valley, f. situit 1 in !h-e.- i terof li'Ti'itiful and rich farming la'c!-, on th" V.l:is"a Branch .r th C. it. A (. Its i. n' rable mil."", 'i'- M. Davi , .: t worthy m;u.-!i;d, Il.-nry Johi-win. i acconi:no.i:o ing po-t master. C. P. I!; it ram. a-e always ready :m l pl.-asod to show li.-Itor aroiioii to s". th" bt a III fill city. Tbo-e do iril'g to plirelcu . to' w ill do well to call n-ioii Ih'iic r J.ihn-oii, attotney at l..c. anil real .-tate iigeii'.No. "11 South Main Stn-et. li-meiiibrrt!' it W. H. I'attcreoii always k.-ojis on ii..nd a large .-took of dry g.io Is and grKera-s, whieh lie v.il: wll che.iji for casli. Xo. S West 'ir.i Str. t. Wm. Sti.it h 1-ce i t on hand a full a i tmeiit of fur.i; : and undertaker'- gi.N. Call on iiiai Ix'fore g"ing 1-ewle-re. Xo. !"?. Xor' 'i M lin rit t. I.e. it IJroV. ali..it- k""' .a hand a large st'u l: of il'ird.iar.-.f.ii ii ing imp'eiiien--, elc., Xo "S i."' '!', Siiiith Madisoi.J-'tr.-et. Tim-e ."-iri:ig b.'irgai.is in ioo! anil shoes, should jo ai.d sc.- Dock A-hwo'th. :D South Ma 1. Str-et. Tho-" ii iring a healthy pI.-o to Ir.e :. not .1 1 letter than to go to t'tJH 1 'antifa! eitv. Mr. Fields contemplates suppliii.g his CjaJLXiitlUOr.i XjAULlJJ liJJSX' ' P-servoir from our city well, ;.nd has; iii.-..le :. libenil otr.-r to our council for, a IffiWAa-y.'.SS.' SStzih.?.'- - th-liriiiioge. ' ? Jz-rif z-r-'X' M'tg .