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An Interestm;' Case.
A very interestini: ca-c in which 1 uur local riewinir machine iMnldlers. are interested, has just been handed down bv the United Statu supreme court. , The case was fiockt-tod as E. S. Etn roert vs the state of' Missouri. Tlio former is an acetit or peddler or Singer sewing machines. It was sought to make him pay a peddler's license, which he refused in order to lest tr.e. law, con were being handled as a r.art of the local and domestic commerce. They werero longer the subject of interstate traffic, but had been merged with the mass of property within the state, so the occupation of selling them was pro perly a subject to state police regula tions, and in no way contrary to federal legislation. A Similar Killing. Judge Windson, at St. Joseph, last week, made the same ruling in the elec tion contest case of Xash vs. Craig that Judge Anthony did in circuit court in this county in the mayoralty contest from Tarkio. In our case Judge An thony threw out a vote that had been prepared Bnd cast in strict compliance with the law, with the simple omission of the numbering of the ticket by the derelict judge whoso duty it was to do this, before depositing it in the ballot box. In St. Joseph a batch of near three thousand votes was thrown out on the same grounds. In both cases these voters have been disfranchised, through no fault of their own and after theyhad complied fully with the pro visions of the law, simply by the neglect of one of the election officials. This may be good law as construed by these learned judges, but to the untutored it does not look like good judgment. As it effects two prominent offices in St. Joseph, a decision of the supreme court will doubtless be asked on this point.--Tarkio Avalanche. German Concession to Silver. The vote by which the reichstag in -ntructed the government to isue in vitations for an international money con ference is in the nature of a surprise. It is also full of significance. Such prop ositions have generally come from the United States. If Germany should de cide to enter into an international agree ment for the coinage of silyerupon some reasonable basis, it would not be difli cult to secure the co operation of one or more other European powers and thus equipped we would be able to settle the silver problem. That it can be settled without the co-operation of other na tions is firmly believed by manv Ameri cans, but it is in the nature of an un dertaking that is large and hazardous. There is loo much silver in the world for one nation, even of apparently in finite resources like the United States to hold it up, and there is not enough jfold in the world to supply all the na tions with metniic currency. For the world to attempt to do its business on the yellow metal alone is almost as ridic ulous as it would bo for the United States alone to float all the white metal as money. Germany is a powerful factor in modem Europe and vith her assistance the problem would become an entirely different one. 2KKM Pounds. Senator Kennish came up from the state capitol Siturday on some impor tant legal business, and took time to give us a nleasant call and cordial hand shake. He informs us that his bill to establish the weight of a cir. load of stock, has been ordered printed to have precedence. The bill establishes a new section to article 3. chapter 42. and as all our farmers and stock shippers are . interested, wo give the new section, which is ns follows: Section 2G74a. For the purposes of class H. section 2074, article:!, of chap ter 42, Revised Statues of Misouri,189!i, twenty thousand pounds shall con stitute a car-load of rattle, hogs or mixed live stock;and in any and all cases where a car shall be loaded to its carry ing capacity, with cattle w hogs or mixed live stock, the weight of such car load being more or less then twenty thousand pounds, then the same rate per one hundred pounds, for the trans portation of such car-load for any dis tance in this state, ns applies to the transportation of a cat -load of twenty thousand pounds of cattle or hogs or mixed live-stock a similar distance.siiall. in like manner, apply to such car-load of more or less than twenty thousand pounds. Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in consistent with this act are hereby re pealed. T.t to 4:t. By a vote of 79 to 4.'l the lower houso of our legislatureon Tuesday last,passed the bill introduced by Holt county's rep resentative, Mr. Murray, providing for tho separation of the Statu University atd Agricultural College, and it now goes to the senate. Mr. Murray closed the long and spirited debate, advocating the passage of the bill on the theory that the agricultural class demanded it, and that the stato farm could never amount to anything so long as it re mained a part of the University. The bill, as it goes to tho senate, es tablishes an agricultural college and school of mines, but does not provide for a removal of the School of Mines and Metallurgy from itolla. Tho two are to be governed by a board of lifteen cura tors, one from each congressional dis trict. Section 10 reads: The Agricultural College shall be lo cated at or near some town or city in the State of Missouri that has at least one trunk or main line of railroad, and on a tract of land of not less than 5()0 acres, naturally well adapted to farming and fruit growing. Ninety days after the act goes into ef fect the curators sliall select a suitable site for the college, and take into con sideration offers of land or money. The farm at Columbia is V be sold, and &!. 000 of tho proceeds thereof refunded to Iloone County. This is all tho indem nity the bill provides for, notwithstand ing the fact that the citizens of the county are out $90,(XX). Tho act carries an appropriation of 8.10,000. The Curtain Falls Happily tho Fifty-third congress pass ed out of existence at noon Monday last, and is a matter of history. It has had a remarkable career in tho three sessions, which constituted it. IJegm ning in August lSIt.'l, with some promise to legislate in currency matters so as to relievo the apprehensions of and restore confidence to the industrial classes whether those who furnish capital to industry, or those who employ it, by the use of their own labor, and ending its career by leaving tho country in a more hopeless condition than before. l!y the vote of tho people last fall tho control of the next houso of representaties has passed into tho hands of tho Kepub Iicans, who, when charged with the re sponsibility of regulatiug tho currency of tho country, have never yet failed, even in the times of disastrous and de structive civil war Until December, the country will have rest from disturbing and exasper ating discussion in congress, and this will give business a chance to begin re cuperation through its o.vn energies without any fears that the Republicans when Congress assembles in "Uccemuer will unhinge business by llghtiness and impracticability. The record of the Fifty-third congress is a story of wasted time, neglected opportunities and gen eral all 'round cussedness. It had abundant chances to render profitable service, to promote the general welfare, to increase the greatness of the country and it missed them one after another lor want or intelligence to improve them. tending that ni the machines came from M.ltc)l 2l, jg at t,,u (jf gt e"ar8 New Jersey, the l.cene was a restricnon Deceased was born in the Isle of' Man, on the constitutional rieht or interstate, am, ,,ut a ,,ov Ieft ,,is ,. commerce. 1 ho court hf Id, that while htm nnd went u, 'Liver,,ool Erlf; atul the goods cim. from another mate, they j -,.., ' ',;.?' HOLTS FIRST SETTLER. Death of Win. Hanks, Sr., the First White Settler of IIIt Coimtv. William Hanks. senior, one of the lirst settlers of Holt county, d;ed at his westward bound vessel. He first struck America at Mobile, Ala., but afterward returned to England. His next trip to America found him at Baltimore, Md., alter wiuh lie drilled about rroro one place and business to another, until 1WI, at tho ago of 19, ho went to New Orleans, and hired as a deckhand on a Mississippi steamboat. In 1831 became to St Louis, and the next year went up the Missouri river on a steamboat as a deckhand to Yellowstone - this being the first steamboat that ever ascended the Missouri river to that point. Hn stopped on this trip and cut wood "J'j miles below where Forest City now stands, and nine years afterward, returned and settled upon the same spot, and entered the land. Ho claimed that next to Lewis and Clark, lie was the first, white man that ever trod the soil of Holt county. When first settling in Holt county, he engaged in the mercantile business with one Mcintosh, as a partner, but tho en terprise lost them money and they soon quit. In 1844 he put in a flat boat ferry at Iowa Point, and this made him some money. In l&lli he sold this ferry and wont into the timber and farming busi ness, by which ho made considerable monev, and acquired about 1000 acres of land. His will was written about fourteen ears ago by E. VanBuskirk, Esq.. of llnscitv, and is witnessed by r. Van Buskirk and H. E. Harrison, of Mound Citv. His estate, it is estimated, will amount to some 820.000 to 825.000. The will was filed with Judge Alkire on Tuesdav, and bv its terms tho home farm, together with all live stock, etc.. thereon, as well as 1C0 acres of land in tno bottom near Chesney's, goes to Catharine Galbraith. his neice, who has for so manv vears kept house for him 53.000 bank stock in the Frazer& Mc Donald bank nt Forest City, together with tho money arising from thcsale of 100 acres of land (subsequently sold it is said to Ihomas Cottier) are created as a trust fund to be loaned at interest ar.d cared for until the youngest child of William Banks. J now born, or that mav hereafter bo born, shall become of age. when the same is then to be divided equally between said children. His real estate, except that part given Catharine Galbraith ar.d the 100 acres directed to be sold, goes to William Banks. Jr., (tho old gentleman s onlv child) for life, and then to the said William Hanks, Jrs.. child-en. in equal parts. There are, it is said. .T20 acres of this last devised land: and all taxes, repairs and improve ments to bo made therenn during all the vears of the handling of this trust fund (which it is estimated may be pnywhere from 40 to GO years) are to bo paid for out of the interest of the said trust fund -thus leaving to William Banks. Jr., the use and benefits of all said 320 acres of land during his entire life time, without himfelf so much as being at the expense of paying the taxes on the land, building n fence or digging a well The will also provides for making im provements on said lands nut of the in terest on said trust fund. There seems to be no disposition made bv the will of the balance and residue of tho estate, such as money, notes, and the like which we are told will amount to several thousand dollarp. William Banks, Jr., it is suggested, will probably inherit this large sum. under the law. Catharine Galbraith is made execu trix of tho will, with directions that she shall not be required to give bond as such executrix. Deals In Dirt. Xotwith standing tho blizzards of the past munth, February led to a general revival in reirt estate business, and the result was one of tho largest months in totals for many years although it iiad but twenty three business days, and the figures are eminently satisfactory to all parties. The number or home and site n.'ors who h:yo been 6hown around dur ing the month have been unusually large, nnd tho daily record of real estate transfers shows that tho percentage of buyers has been sufficient to make it more than worth while to pay attention to inquiries: The total transactions in the office of the recorder, obtained from tho Real Estato Mimeograph, W. H. Richards publisher, for the month end ing March 2. 1895, were as follows: Total value of warranty deeds filed, 6192,8m); value of quit claim deeds, p.1, 081. Value of trust deeds tiled on farms, 870.208; releases filed, 852,890. Trust deeds filed on city property, 61.357; releases. 85.708. Chattle mortgages tiled, 610,917; re Ita8es,87,:t35. The total value of all transactions for tho munth were 8353,430. Tho totals for tho week ending Satur day last, were perhaps the largest in any ono week for many years, and it is thought by many never to have been execeeded. Mortgages filed on city property, 62, 832; releases, 62,003. Farm mortgages, 853.343; releases, 840,581. Chattle mort- gages,88.341; releases, 8782, Warranty deeds, 8100,472. Quit claims, iUU. Our Notary Publics. Holt county is passably well supplied with notaries, having twenty-six in all. Following is tho list: Bigelow. E. A. Brown, whoso commis tUHti expires in 1897. Craig. C. A. Haughty, 1895; Heaton Ed. 1898; Johnstun J. L., 1898; Kellogg, E. J., 1895; Ward. Jno. A.. 1899. Oregon. T. C. Dungan, 1897; Hunt, C. J., 1897; Murphv (!. W.. 1890; O'Fallon Sam., 1899; Richards, W. II., 189S; Van Buskirk Alex., 1899; Welly, E. A., 1897. Corning, Hankers, A. O., 1897; Walter Urn., 1899. Curzon, W. S. Gilford, 1890. Maitlaml, Hart, E. L , 1897; Xute, C. W., 1895; Stacv J unes, 1897; E. F. Wol ler. 1895. Mound City. Jno. Kennish, 1895; D. W. Porter, l&Mi; II. K. S. Kobmsnn. New Point. F. McDaniel, 1895; C. rainier, 1S97. Forest Citv. T. J. Wilkinson, 1899. E. In the Front ICrank. While in St..Ioseph this week, we call ed upon Dr. I. X. Miller.in his elegantly equipped suit of office raoms, on the northeast corner of Eighth and Edmond streets. As the Doctor nt one time wan a resident of this county, his many old friends up this way will doubtless be glad to hear of his success. We founJ him to be ono of the best equipped physicians m that city for the treatment of such diseases as come under his specialties, having all the latest appa ratus and appliances known to progress ive medicine acd surgery for treatment of diseases of women and diseases of tho rectum. Any or the people of Holt county suffering from these diseases, could do no better this side of tho Miss issippi, than to consult with tho Doc tor, who will be frank and honest with you in every particular. Tho Doctor's professional card will bo found else where in this issue. The Fruit Prospects. L. A. Goodman, the secretary of the State Horticultural society, does not think there will be a very large fruit crop in our 6tnte this year. Peaches will bo about 20 per cent crop. Rasp berries, one half. Stravberries only a medium crop. Blackberries will bo a fair crop. Cherries will be a light crop. I He thinks that we can sately expect a good apple crop. fulfill jlilftf I'llrvin r tin nt..tnni .ff - - i. it.' . . I . 1. . I I.I.I Cll UU U He Was Kieii, Yet so Poor. I One of the poorest couples with tho wealthiest names, that ever struck any country, came into Oregon Tuesday, and presenting themselves to Judge Alkire, requested a marriage license and desir ed to be wedded. They had come to town over the roads about seventeen miles in a lumber wagon, with a set of half-worn harness and two small ponies. Upon arriving here tho man mac e his team fast to tho hitch rack, and leaving the woman behind, proceeded to the court house alone, and confronted Judge Alkire. He looked to bo about forty years old. and gave his name as Henry Kich, and spreading out his wealth upon tho table, showed that all the money ho possessed in the world was represented by two quarters, live dimes and a copper one cent piece; mak mg in all one dollar and one cent. He said ho wanted to get married and want ed to do so bad. The judge informed him that it would take one dollar to pay Mr. Moore for issuing tho license alone, and two extra dollars were necessary to pay for being married. He then got el oquent and pleaded for tho judge to marry him without tho fee and agreed to pay tho same later. He was very persistent an 1 ottered to mortgage the team or tho wagon and harness or all of them; and finally even offered to pawn the coat off his back. The judge final ly told him to go and bring tho woman in. aiid if she seemed to want to marry as badly as ho did that he, tho judge, wo-ihl try ami manage in some way to get them married, feo or na feo. Tho fellow went out but soon returned. bringing with him a small red faced woman, and cariying in one hand the halters from his horses. Upon being questioned she told the judge that her name was Mary Million, that she was thirty-six years old. and that she was a widow with four small children at home. She said she wanted to marry this man if she had to wash for tho neighbors to get money to pay the fee, and said that she had had nothing to eat since early morning (it was then beetween 3 and 4 p. m.); that she was very cold from the long drive they had taken in the open lumber wagon to get here, and her looks showed that she told the truth. She further said that ono of the ponies be longed to her, and tho other ono to the man, that they had stopped at Bigelow and tried to mortgage the whole outfit. team, wagon atid harness for 85.00, with which to get married, but failed ti find any one who would let them hnve the money that way; that they then went to Mound City and tried hard to sell ono of the ponies to get a little mjney but failed again, and that they then drove on here through the cold, determined to get married in somewav beforo tho end of that day, if possible. She said that she had had a gold ring, but that she had either sold or pawned that for 80 cents of the one dollar and ono cent which tho man had piled up on the judge's table during his first visit to the courthouse. Hoth of them then again put in with all the arts and arguments at their command and begged and plead ed with tho judge to marry them with. otit further delay. They both offered again to mortgage tho team to the judge,und finally proffered to pledge the clothes on their backs for the wadding fee of two dollars; and the man actually took his coat off, and threw it upon a chair near by. This settled it. The judge relented. Told them to be pa tient a very few minutes, and that he would try to make them happy without further delay. lho license was pro curred at once, mid tho judge then and there married them tight as wax. and they went on their way rejoiciBg. Thus was consummated between Rich mid Million, one of the most romantic mar riages that ever occurred in Northwest Missouri. The parti ; s.ml that they lived about five and a half miles south west of Craig, and that they expected to live on CiUiinet Humes land this com ing summer. Happy Hearts. Gerge W. Palturson and Miss Katie Young wero united in marriage, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Young, near tho Wood's school house, on Wednesday evening. March Cth. I89.i. by the Kov. Henry A Sawyers. Marriage is tho happiest and saddest event of a person's life; it is the promise of happiness based on tho bur lal of present pleasures. Yet the word is synonymous with the greatest earthly blessings; and wo pity tho unfortunate who are com Killed by fate s severe do creo to trudge along life's dull pilgrim age alone. The ceremony was in the presence of a large company of friends of tho young couple. Tho bride is ono of Ho'.t's truest nnd truly womanly daughters, who has been reared in home of culture and refinement, and is well fitted to make tho homo all that it should be. Tho groom, as tho bride bo longs to one of Holt's substantial fami lies, and is a son of "Undo" Robert Pat terson. Ho has quite recently purchas ed the Jocob Rung farm, and will nt once go to housekeeping. After tho ceremony the guests wero served to a bountiful repast. -Many tokens or kind appreciation wero received by tho hap py couple, and after showering hearty nnd sincere congratulations, their large circle of friends left them with their morning beautiful with the hopes of the day s to come. May the chain o: love that binds their hearts together grow stronger as tho shadows or life grow longer: so their evening with all its glad remembrances of earlier days may be fragrant with deeds and precious mem ories. Over a Precipice. One of the most frightful accidents in the history of Mexican railroads, re sulting in the killing of 104 persons nnd tho serious if nut fatal injury of nearly a hundred others, occurred on Friday last, on thtt Intor-Oceanic railroad near the City of Mexico. An excursion train of 1200 passengers was on their return pilgrimage from the Catholic shrine at Sacre Monte, and when midway be tween Timamtla and Tennngo, nnd on roaching a sharp curve which ran close to the edge of a high precipice, by some means the train jumped the track and the entire train of human freight was precipitated down this embank ment hundreds of feet, resulting in the frightful loss of life mentioned above. The enterprising nj.v territory of Oklahoma, has passed a "jag" lull dur ing the present legislature, enabling the county courts to send indigent heads or families, who are victims of any drug habit, to tho Keeley institute at Okla homa City, to be cured at tho expense of the county wherein they are resident. This is looked upon by tho people of that territory as a measure oi economy, as it is far cheaper to cure a man of in ebriety than to continually jail him. It changes him from a consumer into a producer; from a burden to himself and family to an independent useful citizen. Hi itton. About two months ago tlie voting people ( Kenton roiiclmleil to unite llifiiibe Into siune kinil )I a .Mtni.c f'Ik-' MK-ii ty ; lint lilii-t of Hifiii having hail no cupi-rlem-i- in that line. ilt-lreil that M'lm one sliouM go aln-a'1 and organize Miss t.ui-y Stout, wl.o is iif Ir an active worker in tlie M. K. chiiri'h. anil ulio has hern takiu: acrrat interest In Hie lleutan Siimlav seliixit lurhiK ttie past ear. altlmtiKli slie resides alxmt Ave miles from tlie eliureh. was requested to go aliea'l anil lea l tlie oilug leopies ineei nigs aim eimri Mien riuesmm oy aws as woiilil seem light III her estimation. Arronliin'lv 1it undertook the lili-uH task. tieing asstsieil liy (ivnrge .tollman, of Oregon. who, aner some persujision. eousenieo 10 assist In L-etlin-- the M.i ielv in riimiimi Tiler. A great ileal of work ami patience was reiiiireil to bring the society to Us present eiieouiagiug condition. Saturday cirnliiK of eatli week was chosen (or the Hirelings of tile society, anil, niter due ilelihc ration, it was ilecliled to n.iiuv tlie society the Young Peoples league. Tlie oiing people ami om loins were snmrnii.il Hi vlileil anil atratd of e ich other. The league Is now in a flourishing condill-u. every Hireling is crowing in interest ami eafli siicrreilin; pro gram Is better. The order l the leagur Is ex pellcnt ; the old people arc interest:-,!, and are lieanily co-operating with tlie young folks III the project. The young p-op!e ryteiid the hand ot fellowship oiic to aimtlirr. and if the league continues to urow in interest much good will he accompllslieil and tlie say ttloii of alt the dear young eople that are yet under the tliralldiini ol the arch ruemv. May l,od Dless file Young Peoples' ta-ague of llrntou. I.KAjL'C-i. H. J. McDonald is in Andrew coun ty, this week. Littlo Jesse Philbnck, who has been so very low wi'h croup.is now some bet ter. Mrs. Mayme Meyer, (nee) Frye, of Mound City, is the guest of her parents j in this citv. J. W. Thomas will open up his bil liard parlors and lunch room in Forest City next Mondav. John Harman. of Harner. Kansas, was in town, this week on business and visiting relatives. Miss Anna Fiegenbaum. of St. Jo seph, is the guest of relatives nnd friends in Holt county. Wilbur Smith has entered the em ploy of Schulte Bros., nnd will learn the tinner's trade. Sensible. Mrs. Andrew Mover, who has been very sick for several weeks, is now im proving, wo are glad to learn. Mr. J. West, of Mound City, is now learning dentistry in the dental parlors ot C. W. Lukens, ot this city. Mrs. Mary Curry has let the con tract to E. S. McDonald, for the erection of a neat addition to her residence. W. W. Scott, who has been confined to his homo for several das, is now able to bo out again, we are glad to note. J. K. Allen, of Atchison Kansas.was visiting J. J. lnghram and wife last week. The visitor is a cousin f Mrs. lnghram. George A. Holtom, of Mound City, and Miss Lottie Spohn, of Craig, wero married in at. Josph, on Wednesday, March fith. by Justice Lyons. Mrs. M. B. Smith has gono to the fucerat of her father, nnd to the bed side of her mother, who is dangerously ill nt their homo in Minneapolis, Minn. -Ira Peter nnd Mrs. C. O. Proud, were called to Nevada by telegrnm on yesterday, announcing the serious ill ness of Mrs. Frank Peter, from perito nitas. Rufus Meyer, of Nodawav township, sold twenty-one Mammoth Bronze tur keys this week that weighed 317 pounds, nine Tom's out of lho bunch weighing 217! pounds. Jim Criswell and Will Minton. were in Jefferson City one day this week.look ing up data that may be of advantage to them in locating cheap lands in tho southern part of the state. H. C. Schmidt and Henry Cook, are talking of jointly building new business hous.es on tho property now occupied by them -Mr. Schmidt putting up a large carriage and buggy repository. Mrs. W. II. Richards, William See man, Lee Chadduck, and Tom. Kneale, wen" to St. Joseph last Saturday night, and witnessed Hanlon's Fanlaema." Mrs. Richards, oUer childen accompan ied her. Much interesting local matter will be found on our inside pages this week, among which is tho third letter from Miss Faanio Meyer, and an item on tho Presbyterian church, nnd other local matters. AI. McXuIty has disposed of his interests in the livery business at Forest City and purchased n livery business in Mound City, nnd has moved to that place, and taken possession. We wish him abundant success. The Woman's Missionary society of the Presbyterian church, will give a fo cial at the home of Ira Peter, on next Wednesday evecing, March 13th. Re freshments will bo served. A good tim j anticipated. All invited. J. A. Oren, of the enterprising firm of Oren and Meyer, Now Point, was in town Tuesday and gavo us a pleasant call. Ho has been on our list con tinuously since 1809 and thinks he couldn't keep houso without Thf. Sknti- A. A. Weaver, who was here last fall, and operated the cider press, has, wo uudertand, rented lho old Potter farm, owned by C. K. Soper: Mr. Sopor is now occupying the W. A. Gardner farm recently purchnsed by him. Tho Social Hour club was enter ed by Mrs. T. C. Dungan on Thursday evening, in honor of Mrs. Sam Austin, of Mound City, and Miss Amboso, of St. Joseph. It was the club's tirtt meeting this season, and a very pleas nnt ona indeed, as tho hostess lias few equals as an entertainer. Tho following letters remain un called for at the postoflico in this city, for tho week ending March 8,1895: G. V. Dickerson, Miss Elsie Deck. Ed ward Spurlock. In calling for those, please say advertised. Hknkv Shctts, postmaster. J. A. Miller and Joseph Andes, were in our city yesterday, in the interest of the Hollinger fence, ono of the best on tlie market. A well of water has been dis covered on Mr. Miller's farm, eight miles north of Mound City,in Minnesota Valley, that is said to possess wonderful curativo properties. Oscar Massey and Wm. Palmer, who were sent to the penitentiary from this county some two years ngo for robbing Burlington freight cars at Napier, were released on Wednesday last, and wero immediately arrested by the sheriff of Pawneo county. Neb., where they are wanted fur burglary. Tho Sabbath school of the Presby terian church, is enjoying a healthy growth, and every scholar in it is offer ed by the Presbyterian board or pub lication and Sunday school work, a nice Biblo for committing and reciting to tho pastor or superintendent of lho school the Westminster shorter catechism. Tho horrid cigaretto lias claimed another victim. Lem Pointer died last week at his home in Richmond, this state, after an illness of a few days caused by cigarette poisoning. Gangrene set in about tho mouth nnd throat, and the physicians were powerless to relieve him, and after suffering untold agonies, lie passed away. Row Carter, the colored Baptist preacher of this city, was caught in Maryville at the time of tho appearance of the small pox, and remained there until n day or two ago, returning to this city on Tuesday. The council on the samo evening, passed an ordinance quar antining Mr. Carter and his entire fam ily. A very sensible proceeding. Tho scholars of the colored school, gavo a very pleasing literary entertain ment last Friday afternoon, nnd the teacher. Pror. Robinson, was much en co u raged bv the ptesenco of tho follow ing visitors: Mrs. Maggio Jackson, John Hays, Lulu Botts, and Kite Haves, and Messrs. Isaac Enoch. John King, Jesse Brown, Jack Met addon nnd Hany Willis. Jncob Sohweinfiirth, while nrer at Rulo,Vednesday of this week, was most viciously assaulted in front of tho xhkA. ffiro by Moses and Harvey Roberts. Jake received several severe gashes. Th' bruisers wore arrested in a dug-out near Rulo, and wero immediately lodged in jail, nt Falls City, where they will have their trial. We are sorry to hear of Jake's bad luck, and hope his in juries aro not of a serious nature. The Weather. rKF.CII'ITATIOS Rain Fall. MAXIMUM. March MIMML-M. 22.0 2.0 11.0 o ;.o 20 19.0 Snow Xl.0 i:o.o :i7.o :;8.o :r.o S1.0 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.50 SC.0 28.9 00.0 0.00 The mean temperature for February was 23.13; the rainfall was 0.90 ins.; the mean of 40 years is 1.75 ins. President Cleveuhid has appointed Wm. L. Wilson, of Virginia, to be Postmaster-General, to succeed General ISisiiell, whoTeeIgned. It is to bo hoped that Mr. Wilson will prove a greater success in this department thap bus Mr. Bieitel. Farm Machinery ! Having bought a full Car Load of IMPLEMENTS WE CAN MEET COMPETITION. IF YOU ARE NEEDING A Walking Plow. Riding Plow, Brush Plow, Stalk Cutter, Steel Frame Lever Harrow. Combin ed or Single Lister. Corn Drill. Corn Planter, Disc Harrow, Disc Cultivator, or Cultivator of any k;nd. We have them at prices That Will Sell Them We also carry a full line of Cooking Stoves, Tinware. Hard ware of all Kinds, Pumps, Pipe and Windmills. CLEARANCE For the next Thirty Davs I will make! prices lower than ever DtY Q00DS, SlfOES, ft ATS, caps, OVEIfSffOES, EfC. I am marking these goods down in order' to sell them at once, as I am needing the ' room for new a Tji mJA M M M - V n 4- a n yi v 4-T- U.UUIWUI4.W ilW Uli U.l.. ed largely for the spring trade direct from,'V x.rJ ..,... ta IwBwtl the manufacturers in the east. This stock z.M " ,u '""' ' "',w"f,"":Toaeiicrs; Monthly i.cPrt ior embraces the latest styles in everything in.-,: February. all lines. But don't forget to call AT ONCE 'uZlTsln. ltiJ e"::' ."i""- ana secure some oi tne offering. Also carry a fViAali nVi r y1 r Wi IICOU-VUUIIjC Oll-W-C Come and see me for that the Post office is now in my store room. 1000 pounds of dried apples wanted 4c cash, or 4 l-2c in trade. R. L. SHIRLEY, - - Forbes, Mo. Furniture II costs no more to Attracllve in l hold Adornments nnd Furniture Than to accept and antiquated DENNY & Are fitted with new, modern styles, reliable in make, in FURNITURE, WALL PAPER, FUR and SMYRNA RUGS, WINDOW SHADES, The most Complete Line of UflDEtTAtfs Qoods In Northwest Missouri. DENNY & SCHL0TZHAUER, Oregon. Mo. VanBuskirk Masters, Heal Estate Sealers and Fire In surance Agents, OREGON, 3VCO The only complete date in the countv. Farms and town property for sale. If you ( want to sell or buy come ana see us. uere are a few of the farms we have to offer you, viz: ill acres, one IK northeast f Oregon; 2-story frame house with .'. rooms ; go.i.1 well and cistern in yard; underground cave, walled "itli solid limevt. me; voting orchard, just be ginning to hear; burn that will staMc pi head of horses; go hI stock well; hew wiu.iniill with force pump; about 7.1 acres In grass, fenced in " different fields ;:.1arr.s, of timber, all iiinl-r-brilshcd and S.1W11 t.i bluegr:iss ; being in Ihe On-goii school district, l'riee, J.a; per acre. To see it ou will buy it. A -10-acre farm with spb-iidi-l iiiiprovcments In the Oregon jchol district, for sale at a bar gain. I T20 acres. 4 miles iiorlli of Xcw-rolnl. T miles south of Maitlaml. 0 acres In cultivation. balance in grass; hon e with six roiiis,asph-h-1 did bam and all ncc.-ss.-iry out buildings. 4 or .r. Office, South Room, 1 1 T Jl " (VANBUSKIRK M M j Bros., Oregon, Mo. i5 ! on all lines of Winter! mm m -Ylm II I V'J Wftt9 wn w T V otv YvvAVAn w U.V . - W - K .- ViiUiO J3AK(xA.jlns i am now full and complete line s-I Ij1 skv rZ r r O.XAU. JL CLX V U1U.CX1CO - bargains. Remember Secure House- old-fashioned wares. SCHLOTZIIAUER Etc. & Benton, set of abstracts up to .!. n. 1 ' ", and - , acr.-s in apple au.l i.e.uii orchard, aner of all kinds ol small fruit. .' An well- windmills and 2 tenant h..ii s on the I.11111. all under fence 4-J) ares of 11. is land bolloi.i. the balance snlei.dnl pnurle A b trz ila for sine one. See us tor price a mi teroi. W acres. a miles south of Oregon; about f acres cleared, 1. ilai.ee to heavv tin.le-r. -nt ill house and stable for H horses. 1'ri..-. ils per acre. ISO acres. G miles soiitiie.ist of Oregon ; veiy ' g.Hl house and bam, orchard, all fenced, and the most of It under cultivation and in grass, l'riee. SiT-V) per acr.. We have prairie or bottom farms for sale. We have a number of finely improved resi- ,,.nces for sale in Oregon or vacant lot in good location. N expense to show- you utir proper- y. Hon '1 fail loscciis. Second Floor, Van- & BENTON. J SALE HOG FENCING The Best Made. wire rope SELVAGE. 1-4 in mesh, No. 14 wove. 22 in ches wide, per rod. 35c. HKfclEf NETTING. 12 to 72 in. wide. IRON AND WIRE FENCING, all kinds. IRON CRESTING. CORRUGATED IRON. THE GILT EDGE FURNACE. NEUDORFF HARDWARE CO.. msft,,o. Ready fqh Youn Having purchased the Jacob Limpp stock of Groceries. Confections. Kte., I have remodeled, shelvftl and otherwise improved the room. Am I'toxinir out tho slock of Confections at cost. Haw also purchased a larjce wt-k of DRY GOODS. DRESS GOODS. HATS. CAPS. BOOTS, SHOFS. GROCERIES, ETC., which are now on th shelves and will be sold at Bottom Prices. Call in and see me for bargains in all lines. Re$vctfull, D. GLASS. - - Forest City, Missouri. 1 t'oi-lilll-. Il'int.-r- an. I tn.-K li:iv- v.im I..-U Waller .t- in K.x-k l""ri miu.I.iv. - K'm.-r ll'.tinrs uiwrirni Ir l--:it'- l.trin n.-ar Nhlm.. .Ml-- l.ur.i I.I.Tk"ri--t:i) rr-. :ll.Iir"lit. :at liuSilint-il- -Wm. Kii.ilMll i ill. i..-.ir I'h.-Ii.-. mit witli tin- nmi-liine in in. -iliiiM.f tlif'!iiii:iiiriii in town T.H"m).i. I"r, iiii i'n-tlircii U4 Tin- M.-m.tia -Ii..l tn-..-.l its wint.-r t.-tni ' tlx-1 -t ! 111.- mi. nth. j .. .1. i;iir .i-ui .-i-r.i-ka :.ti.l sr. -'li. iln- !ir-.t ! lh-w"k. K.I. ltr.M.k.-r'-. .-til.-.! -..! iVIl trni.i a tn-i-. Tliiirla).lrcakiu ;in an... Jli- llillnn.r.-aii.l Ml M.ui-I. :tc-M-iliii N.-I.ra-ka Ir..-ii.! tin-, week. .1 . I., iiatlt.-i.l. ..I M .iiii.l ttv. wa-, ii. our j I.I.MI I'in'l.lJ f itlli-ol lV. 1 i"Ilv innnWr frimi IiVn- :itttiitli-l lta Nun-t ilk ! .1 new lirrv lum In ..iir town. V..nr.-I IM-i-.Ij:.-t x.l.l. t!im;r..t til it UlM. 1 .1.1. Ili.ii-h-.- lllll.- till.) ,llml Wnlni-t.IT riling. :tt.-r:i:i ititns ( a W .l.-ns lum-. . 1". I ' Sell ! 1 1 1 1 1 tin mlft.rtin. tti In lru-k III I if f.l.-.- l :i V l,..r. .,t .l.ir. yJi; "" ' ..mK'. tint- it na I : 111 I. . - InviUli-.n, ;,r.-...it :i!1ii..m.. iii-11. l .-t l.:i!l ..I tlit-ni-iu at II'K-k r..rt. I I1nr-1l.1v i-.-. v- r.il Ir. in Iter.- talk "1 altt-n.in. -1 in naitv at Mr. Sneer's last Fri tav evei.in: ; was ue Ilalteu.letl, :iii4 i.nte .111 enj.i) - al.le lime is re.'.rte l.v tln.se present -F. W. Ilaiin siii.,! three ear Ii.l of rattle t" riiie.is.i Tnesiiav. at per eut. Wm. ilieKiiiati :ils.i s-Ii r....l a ear-In nl ... In.s Iroin lii-re t.it'liieas... -We sinei-relv wisli sotar couple wonM unite "fur Letter, or for u.irse." au.l neciipy tin- new rcsi.lein-e.it S. -I. S-'!niKz. tor fear sonieof tlie ilear people liere will talk or worry themselves to leatti trMitto llnre oat wlm I-ohi; t. oecllpv tile afores.li.1 resilience. P.'l. Keiiey. M. Ii....f New Point. liaUiii; p:trrtiasel tin. II. A I 'anker's l.tiil.Iins. now neciipie.l l.v Mrs. Sjieer. will on tlie 1st ol April open a new t.M-k of ilrsiss etr. Ir Keile) mines t' lis liiulily ri-eominemleil anit ue !e-spt-.ik lor liim alil'.-ral patronage. .lACOl: Mjl'IKTIKOX Ilijielow. . I. iliu Milton lias ninve-1 :.i Iligclovv. ami oc cupies the .latin's C.uits pr.erty. --.lames Spencer is luiililtii-'an ai!ti.int Ins hoiisc.uliich ailils a sre.it ileal to Itsappear- anre iiiu-Ks iiaie i ii ieiie pieiiiiiiu miring me rain, hut the c.I.t weather has .Iriven tln-in south a;an . Miss K.lilh Cillmaii closisl tar school in llbehm last Fri.tav. Miss l.iMik- Snain nfJI t.-;.cli In . n.oi.thV longer. H.ivi.l l.tie, an !il soiilier. wl.i. has lrt ;..iril.-.l atl winter at.. I eoiifit.e.1 to Ills he.l Is nine heller at this writing. - I'ncle .toe Catron who has heeti sick all winter. I al.le to make tits regular trips to town with his t!iree-Ivcel !:; once more. .1. lines llinkie's Imrse.w-hieli he thought was stolen from Ihe hitch rack in Mo.iu.t I'm. was foiunl in flint Porter's corn tiehl the next .lav. - William Kee. win lias l.eeti In 111:1 on T. W. MrL"o)'s farm near liiieiow, has m..e.l ok the farm he purch.ise.1 ot .1. f. llri.lirimei. l.elnii.I the lake. Peek a-llo", iin-T.irkio hranrli tra'ii. Ii.is taken oil one roach au.l has re.tuee.1 her crew I.) taking oil the liniKemaii ; she looks .piite eule e.'niiu in iiith one coach. ('. 1". l:uch.'!j! has i.iox nl on his f.irmthr.e miles souiiiv.i-st i.f llirl'iw fh.irley n-m tu think farm life will uzrec uitli him. "alter l.ein I liamner. il up in Itiuelow foreiht year. - Ihe entertainment puen !) the llielie.v school last Tl.uis.lav utht. wasa suc-ess In ever 11 irticular IScts ailim-Mon n:i, eiiars.-,l ; the proceed uere for the school lihr.uy. - Tnere Mere quite a i:utul.er attended the Tyson st.wk sale of th..rou!tl.r.l cattle and liojs Sititrdav last. K. A. I!r.n hou-ht aMiort llorn l.'ill and Win. Kee a Short-Horn o.vr. I'liMi: MI.I.V. 31 ill Cr -k. - llnr sch.M.l isHiishiu :ilu?uith its m-i.-iiIIi I month's work. - M. I Walker has l.een. .u the si,k list for : spi ral -l.is. hut is some l.eiter at pr. ent. I - Our hterarv will elo-e with :ts next m.et- hi ' The last civ m-e.'iiKs l.ae l.een iuite ! kio I. I .1. M. Mauuirinu will in..e to Ihe r.ilp , distrtr t In the prnperl ae.te.l l.y Life Xo 1 land as snon as srkui-s m In, family mil i r iiil. .loliu Centry s.niii ,-.ies his old lan..:p I L'rouu.l and moves on ihe farm of Kev. I. I. 1Koli.-is, .mi mile south of Oregon. -Jl-s A. Williams and clulilreii. of Di.liIi.i. . are lisitiu the family of M. I. Walkir white I h. r hiisl..in.l is xisitin parents and other rel 1 1 lives in Mamfor.l. Knl.i-.l. .Mr'. Williams Is la niece of .Mr Walker. j Social parti.- are ihe order of the d.iv ttlne 011 Satur.lav evenitm at the residence i.f lacoti M.ukt with ma-.in r...Ie f.-atiit.-s. It was a e,ra;s sikt.s. U11 Monday evenlus. t the llli lust .. ttie )..uu tolks for miles aroui.il j i:athere.i at tlie l.otne of .l.ieol. Klll'it to have a i general oinl lime, and hid the l.i.nilv adieu . I f. re leaiiuu tor their n. w home In the ter- ritory. Ma lhe prosj.er .111. 1 live lone. sk. .tlniflanil. 111.- VOU'lgest chll.l o? lamer Hirlnmis plile sick !. Haul King h..s uiovi d back to his farm, norh "f town. Sal.e King, is eieellng a lar,'e ar nti r sop oil fift slr.-ft Mis. M:.rv Inriuingis vi-lt;ttg li.rsiNl.r in l.i avenw.irlh. Kau-as. '-11 Wagner l.ts 111 iv e.i tat. 1 tlie l'li.kstou piopeitv. ! M..pl- ..v. ion. IJi.it is that there i-tut..- ,-1 wi .btu.g 111 King lirove in tne near lulure. .l-rry liavis las moved into his tiou-.-oit the eoin. r -f I, itith O..I; sire.:. Mr. I.. w.l. r bis Ii .1 ( a ho.i-e .:. Tl.Ii.i strce. and is i-t. 1: 1 ei-.ij.v :ig tiie sain- Mrs Ir. Mix.veli 1 vistlfig relili.es in .l.wt.T, aiid Kl.'k--ieMi. IC !!.!. Ill s we-k. I: s r. .rt.-i that Iti.tlev. t' l.lek 11 I.I ill. is v. rv sn-;; ;it I. .in in M irvv.tie Willi ' Sill .11 M. Itev .lo.' .l.-nes v is ci!I'.l !i m troni this place bv feb-i:r.iiii. :it.ii..iiueug tin- s.-intis ill i lies- of one of Lis 1 hildren i' Light. en p-.rsotis uni'i.l with the M. I. rliurch list 111. lav; s.-vej, with the I j: chinch, and rlht Willi the t'hiisti m eliurch I ist w.-ek. UKi-..i:rr:.:. Ni'v I'otttl. Miss l.iKie Milts Is slck-.ll.ed Wr ar.- soirv to III.'.. - . M Ani.K. of St lives here -his Week. lo.ep.'i. is veiling rel.i Mr-. 'IheW C. T I.' met at the linii Mollie llartl.l. Thlirs.l.lv aiti-lli.Mt;.. There will ! comu. i'ioii scrviees at Ihe riesi.vten.iii ciitifeh net Suu.lav.at II a. m. Ib'-gular old f.is!u..ncil blizar.l Siunlii, (lu.-ss tl.eg.ifiu.d hog saw hi- shadow IVb.g. - M s-rs. I'nn.k Kniikel. .1. A.Or'-n and I'. A Williams were in Oregon Tu.-s.inv. .u I.u.ii.ess, Mr. and Mrs. .lolni hepir.l were visiting relatives and friends In oitr town the last of the Wei k. There was no preaching at either of o.ir chtii.-l.es last sitndav evening on account of the storm. We understand there will l.e another busi ness change In our town soon. ew Point Is pr:gresing. Iaiticu!nrs later. Crand ma K.n.kel and tin- two little itaughli rs of .Mrs l.v.lni We!t.-r w-r. visiting Mrs. Wet.sterat.l. A. Oreo's 1 ist Situnlav. v e are sorry to hear that I'ncle I". S. brgg is not so v. ell 'again. We saw him on our slre ts U-l Saturday, and ho -.! that he nail in ule a complete reis.verv. We trust we will mis 1 1 see him around again . Vv ho vivs the Home Mutual I.i.e insurance Co Is no giMiif.- II. T. Dillon has received three remittances from the company, an.! Mrs. Matt'e Web-ter two. We are In livor of the home companies eve-)' time, the old lint; coni pany'stalk iiotivith-it.iiidiiit;. Samkh. I Mesh 4x8 inches. toe. I'liihimatliiaii.s. Imj;rani. Sonir, .'i.-ty. Curn-nt urn. Morti.- Martin. Kent itl.m. .Matli.- .Mrlh.iial.t. ;iit:tlliii. Ottilre lliirn. tt. Krailing. StrlLl lliliisan. K-ajr, Wln. An- ller...-,?" Ola) toll Applr lua.i. Siin-r. rln.ir. K.-aJit.k-. Claremv liMn.p. P. win Ir.mi Oiri.'llt.ni. Jr-wle FU.'kliwr. K-:i.ilur. Jism Davi. K. til .In in. l-t- iIitv. K.-a.liui;, Frank Z.icliman. Oii.-rl.".. ,1-iiiiir Ha tier. fanoliraxe of "Ancient Mariner." SatiUs K.lteV r.i..;:r:ii!iy of Tims Edison, Julian Wliitmer. Son;;, inate.iii.irtet. I.'eeilati.m. Will I'uvnter. Ueailins, Will Noellseli. Itiur.-i.i.r of rlielh. Ktta Cakey. iJa-ii-. .Mamie II.-iriK. Kk.iv . "Milton." l'"nlelia Watmii. llnr i-itor- Were: Mrs. JLi" It.itl.riM.- Um t i ri.iHirit.-k: Mie -.,n Krve. Kamila" Jte- Mitt: MrW. W. K.I Fi.r-.ih in" ,.... . T . - . . iv I - i i -: . . . . - 1...11.1 . .uoiuiiiy enrollment. II; per cent, of attendance. M: tanlles. X Kooni No. 3. Monthly enrollment. 52: per cent, of atten.Unee. iH: larches, i. Ko-iu No. I. MimlliK enrollment, ; per wit. of attendance, !;; t.inlies. 6; excuse! Krantc.l..:. 1'i.om No 5. Mnlitlltv enrollment, 49 ; per cent, of attendance, sr.; tanlles. 3: excuses znicfeil.i;. Ilisli school. Monthly enrollment. e: per cent, of alien. lance. iC; t.irilies, 3: excuse Kranteit. T. Total monthly enrollment. 33; per eent. of a ten.l.llice. u" ; lar.lies. IV. ; pu!lilllliekts.3 The per cent of atteii.lai.ee this month Is not finite up to the uceraee ; this is principally due to the little ones who were kept at home, pre , suiiialdj on account of the weather. The report shows x tardles; this Is more than should occur in tlie entire year. 7 We ask the parents to assist u In increatlac the per eent. of attendance and prevuotmt tanliuess during the next two months There is no reason for the little ones staling ont as the weather is now pleasant. We call parents' careful attention to the children s monthly reports, which have Just been made out. Uememlier the child Is required to make an avera-ie of W per cent, on the year's work in order t he entitled to promotion. If your child's report is belo the avens you should see the teacher and know the rea- I- X. IiKAY. In addition to our iarge and com modious packing sheds and grounds, six miles Boutheast or Oregon, at nursery, wt will also have a tree yard in Oregon, where one of the firm "can alwavs be found to attend to the wants of cus tomers. X. F. Mcbkat & Co. Dr. C. L. Evans was in Savasnah this week, visiting relatives. We are in formed that the Doctor contemplates moving to that place in the near future. Iteiitou. We have had a nice rain, which was much nteded. It is rumored that we will have another VYed.llllS4ll. We woiidi r if Sam Ktmtmer feels as Stout as he did in the winter. Kd Atidler. of Xel.nska. was visltinp; with his sister. Mrs. Josh Cullirie. last week. There h.vs !.eeu a great .teal of sickness In this i.ei;liliori..unI tor the past mouth, bat alt are Letter at this writing. - .Miss Maud Tiirnham Is ytsitln-- with her many friends and relatives In snd near Korte cuean.l we wish her a Rood time in spite of the KUIiiImi. -.Mrs. Marrarrt Thompsoii. of Stanherrv. r.entr) "o., is here. She was called here by the ..r.j.itd .tl...d ..r 1. i.-..ti. t . .11.... ...k ' He. who is miici tetter st thfs wr'ltniL'. - liien were .inte a iiiiintier our voiiiic f.-Iks alteiided the party at Will t'aln's oh" Mon dav night of this week. All report a good ttme eicepi .tun. he I.H.ke.1 s.tit ami drear). Never uiii. 1 .1 inutile, she'll l eliack l.y and l.y. L-.....1 1 . - . IA..Ul.ftJ.U I. N. MILLER, M. D. N. E. Cor 8th and Edmond Sts.. Rooms 2. 3 and 4. ST. JOSEPH. M0. SPECIALIST IN Diseases of Women ami Diseases of the Rectum. Private Parlors for bath Ladies and Gcnllemen. OITICK llonis S to 13 . m., t to 6 p. in., ' lo: p. in. Siiiid.isto Iga. in. Poultry Wanted L Hens, Boosters. Mil Geese and Torieys i For which wo will pav in cash: No lurke.vs vveluhiug le-sllian s imiuiiiIs vraiiteit Titrkeys.'.r H.iisid, . iict Ileus, per iHiunil... 6-ts i:ra to be etuplv. I lucks, full feathered. -er doz 9i.ua lleese. full feathered, per doz 5.0O. Il.Histers, pr -..... . ...... I.IO I'lgisuis, i-r .I" 75c Xotf-is. this. - Sick r Unmarketable Poultry not Wanted. To Imj delivered at tho store of ffelier & Bnrgess, Forest City, Ms. Friiltiy, Ssiturtlsir nuil Monday. March 2.t and 1805. tTDon't forget the date. Don't tie them. All can tret coops that call. F.H.ROWliEYACO.