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Ik Ilf VOLUME XXXVI. OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY. AUGUST 3. 1900. NUMBER II. 3 P H3 Canton Success Sulky Plow, The Latest Improved. This plow is just what its namo implies, a "SUCCESS." John SU'phonson, Henry Young, Uphouso Bros., Hamm Bros., and others using these plows pay they cannot be beat for light draft and good work. If there is any hotter plows made than the Canton, we have failed to find them. PRICES REDUCED on Sowing Machines, S20 Machino for SIS, 525 Machino for 820. American and Dekalb Wire Fencing. Full stock Hardware at prices as low as any FIRM. Phone no co. rj, j, PRICE, Oregon, Mo. Moors & Ereek Want your trade. Our stock is tho largest, assortment the best, pricen right Wo handle everything in Grocery, Woodenware, Fruit Jars, ' We handle as much FLOUR as all other merchants in Oregon, all of KUXKKlS J5UAN IS and that fancy PEACOCK FLOUIf. Wo meet or beat any Oregon price. . Orders Solicited. Goods Delivered. Ice Cream and Cold Drinkp. Agents Woolf Bros. Laundy Co. MOORE & KREEK, Phone 7. Bay Harrow is here from Kearny, Neb., visiting friends Mrs. Jane Douglass is very sick at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. B. Ronald. See Medallion Portraits, Celoron Panels, new enlargements, buttons for at Zook's gallery. Doctor Findley tells us that a bright baby.boy come to gladden the home of Simeon Drake and wife on July 25th. Miss Olive Roberts, of St. Joseph, Mo , is in the city, visiting Miss Lillian Price, Elsie Caskoy and other girl friends. Mrs. Ote Biggs, of Craig, is here visiting here mother, and at tho bed side of her grandmother, Mrs. Jane Douglass, who is very sick. "v In July, 1832, the plague was so bad at Bussora that the deaths reached 1500 per day, and the season closed with the loss or 70,000, to 80,000 of the population. " Steve Douglass, of Leaven wortTi, Mrs. Julia Adams, of Omaha, John Douglass and family, of Rulo, Neb., and Ab. Douglass and family, of Savannah, are here, called by the serious illness of their mother, Mrs. Jane Douglass. Dr. J. R. Kearney has returned, after a threo months' absence, taking special courses at Johns-Hopkins and other noted medical institutions. Ho comes back additionally equipped for his already extensive practice. Every body was glad to welcome him back, and none more sincere in their welcome than Thk Skxsikkl. We are to lose ono of our very best families this week. Wo are sorry to have to say that Daniel Kunklc, Jr., and family will remove to Craig, where lie has made arrangements to tako charge of the management of the Craig flouring mill. His son, Daniel III, will also be connected with the business as accountant. Craig will gain a most vstiinablo family, and whilo wo aro sorry to lose them, wo are glad that they will continue residents of Holt county.Thore is no better miller in all Missouri than Mr. Kunkel. BEATON'S Saturday, August 11th, 1900, at 2 o'clock. One nearly new Cooking Stovo with utensils, 1 Heater, 3 Bed Steads, about 40 yards of Rag Carpet, Table, Chairs, Garden Tools, Etc. The Auctioneer, OREGON, Queensware, Confections, Rope and Canned Goods, Jelly Glasses. Fruit Jars. OREGON, MO. Services at Woodville Sabbath after noon by Rev. Henry A. Sawyers. For Salo Desirable residence prop erty. For further information call on Dobyns & Curry. M. D. Walkor went up to Atchison county this week on a businesses well ras a pleasure trip. Ruddy Harvester Machino Oil at ' 35c a gallon. Black Oil 20c a gallon at T. S. llindo & Son. Carl Shurz was stigmatized by the Democrats in 1800 as Carl Squirtz which they might well repeat today. Fine Watch, Clock and Jewelry re pairing. Cakkv E. Bunker, Oregon, Mo. The man- friends of Miss Bertha Lewis will regret to learn that she has been quite ill, but they will be glad to know that she is some better at present. The four-year old son of M. H. Kline, or Hickory township, fell from the hay mow ono day last week.fractur ing both bones of tho left forearm. Dr. Findley was called and the little fellow is getting along nicely. Ivan, tho four year old son of Robert Cowan, of Hickory township, was thrown from a wagon, ono day last week while at play, and sustained a fracture of the left collar bono. Dr. Findley was called and llxed him up in good shape. Grandpa Everhart liecame seriously sick last week at the homo of his daughter,Mrs.Schoolor.Hehad9ymptoms of appoplexy and at times it wan foared that his lifn would not laRt more than a few hours. Tho hast few days ho hns been reported slightly better and today hopes are entertained of his recover'. Maitland Herald. , v in is-rja rcneinon was in progress in China and A Li was governor or viceroy of tho province of Canton. He was ordered to report nt Peking and tho rebellion soon after ended. Now a re bellion is in progress, A Li is viceroy of r . .... 1 l i ii.i. unnion anil no nas ieon orucrcu in rcK-rt ing and has gone. J CORflER. MISSOURI. Mre.Grace Hiller has returned to her home in Kahoka, this state. Miss Jessie Colvin, of Maitland, is the guest of relatives in Oregon. Ruddy Harvester Machine Oil at 3c a gallon. Black Oil 20c a gallon at T. S. Hindu & Son. Elder Maupin will preach at the Un ion school house noxt Sunday, morning and evening, at the usual hours. Roy Matthews and wife, of Hickory township, are the guests of his mother, Mrs. Rosetta Matthewn, of this city. Arthur Steinel and wife, of St. Joseph, and Bessie Greene.of Savannah, were visiting with their many Oregon friends, for a few days tho past week. Savannah Republicans have organ ized a "Rough Riders" club, and start out with a large charter membership. Wo wonder why such an organization could not be effected in Oregon? An extra fine selection of Watches Rings, Sterling Silver Novelties and everything needed in tho Jewelry line at Ci:r.r E. UcxKKu'fl, Oregon, Mo. It took over a year to convict Caleb J esse of the killing of-Frank Griffin, the Maryvilloeditor.and nearly eight months to got him into tho penitentiary after ho was convicted. -St. Joseph Daily News. The Chicago. Burlington and Quincy Railroad has announced the oMning of its new Denver nnd Alliance line on August 15. Rails have been laid from Alliance to the North Platte River, and from the river to Brush.t'olo., where connection is made with tho main line. As soon aa tho bridge over the Platte River is finished and it is nearly done tho new line will be complete. A carload of Montana horses were sold here at auction last Saturday. They brought all the way from $1,50 to $50.50 and were as fine a looking lot of western horses as ever brought here. All but two or three of the lot were wild and unbroken and considerable amusement was furnished a largo crowd of spectators at the Amnion's corral when a real cow boy lariated and haltered them. Fill more Lever. Charles Meyer's team broke awav from the hitch rack Saturday afternoon of last week, and struck a merry pace for home. When at tho Roecker place, north of town, they upset tho carriage, running quite a distance, when the doubletreno broke nnd thev becanio de tached. They were captured at A. II. Bailey's place. The team was not in jured, but the carriage a now one, was badly damaged. Joe Herst, aged about 30 years, and who has been making his home, about ono milo northeast of Forest City, was.! arrested Monday evening of tins week by constable Thornton, on information filed by Stella Day, a young girl, aged 15 years, charging him" with attempted rape. Ho gave bond in tho sum of 8200, and his preliminary examination will bo held beforo Esquire Rostock, of this city, Friday, August 10th. List of letters remaining in the post ottico at Forest City, Mo., uncalled for during tho month of July, 1000: Judge Jno. R. S. Cowan, L Corbaly, Mrs. Inn Hoffman, H, Harvey Hutchin3 (card). J. O. Jordon, (card), Leo Nelson, (card), Mr. John Narans, James C. Shafer, W. E. Taylor, (card), Mr. Geo. Taylor, Ruphus Warner. When calling for any of tho above list pleaso say they were advertised. II. L. Eveksox, P. M. Ed Young and Albert Socman have purchased I). A. Young's livery, and will now operate both tho livery and trans fere line. This will make a strong firm, both members of tho firm being young men of energy and push, throughly ac quainted with the business perfectly roliablo and popular with the public. Wo wish and predict success for them. We are sorry to lose Mr. D. A. Young from our business circles, and hopo that he will continue a citizen of Oregon. Never before in the history of our county have such extensive preparations been made, to tako care of tho tomato and sweet corn crop as are being put forth by tho promoters of this enterprise this reason. Both tho largo canning factories of Oregon and Forest City aro at work day and night over-hauling their machinery preparatory to commencing work. Both these crops promise to be exceptional ones; tho tomatoes being largo and plump. Tho Oregon factory expects to commence operations, next Monday, August 0. DENTIST J. C WIIITillER. East Side Square, Powell Building, OREGON, MISSOURI. OlTico Hours: to 5:00 p. m. 8.-00 to 11:20 a. m. 1:00 Arrangements aro nearly all com plete for Craig's Big Reunion, Aug.22-24. Everybody, it seems, has willingly assist ed in the preliminaries and the commit tees havo labored hard to make every thing the best. The Fourth Regiment Band has beon engaged for the threo days, and they will give freo concerts every night. It goes without argument that they are tho best band of musicians in North Missouri. Mrs. Callie Howe, who so eloquontly entertained our people I last year, will lie with us again. Many now attractions have been added this year and the committees are determined to leave nothing undone that will give our guests tho greatest pleasure. Craig Leader. lo mi t i. n i , t- ft m tt . . xio noii uouniy w. u. i. u. met. m i regon, August 1st. The first evening I tho Gold Medal contest was held in the Presbyterian church. Contestants: Mary Lukens, Ollie Carroll, Alberta Bragg and Ina Botkiu. Tho judges were Profs. Crosen, Gallaher nnd McKinney. The medal was awarded to Alberta Bragg. The orchestra furnished fine music, nnd several addresses were made. Mayor Petrec made the address of wel- .T-' r.Sr; 'TS "V I i present nre: Mesdames Gaskell, Kel logg, McCoy and Hunter, of Craig: Mrs. Mrs. New, of Pleasant View;MrsrTurner and Myrtle, of Mound City: Mrs. Bragg, I Watson and Botkin, of New Point. Lcc turer Carrio Lee Carter and Shaner. The convention has been quite success ful and will bo noticed further next week. Why Not Get the benefit of the McKinlcy Good Times. Goto PETREE 1JR0S and change your S per cent loan to 5 per cent. LISTEN TO George F. Socman. He tries to be nice anil quiet, but his prices on Gro ceries are awful noisey all goods marked in plain fig ures, and at prices fo low they will astonish you. He carries only the best in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Canned Goods. Flour, Etc. He makes a specialty of keeping his goods fresh and clean. Go and see him aud find out how will go. far dollar Orders "Solicited. Freo and prompt delivery. PlionclM. Geo. F. Seeman THE GKOCEK, Oregon, Mo. Base Ball. Oregon defeated Fillmore on the homo diamond last Tuesday by a scoro of 0 to 0 tho Fillmore club forfeiting tho gamo in tho last half of the !)th, Oreg6n had two men on bases and no one out when Foster hit a fly over the fence and tho crowd thought it was a fair hit but tho umpire called it a foul. Capt Moltcr took -Ins men back on the diamond and waited tho regulation 5 minutes, Fill more failing to show up the umpirogavo tho gamo to Oregon the scoro at the timo was 8 to 7 in favor of Fillmoro this was Oregon's first gamo of tho season and everything considered they played good ball from start to finish. Suicide of Ella Hoffman. Ella, the seventeen year old daughter of Henry HolTman, who resides about four miles northwest of Forest City,took an effective dose of concentrated lye, with suicidal intent, on Thursday morn ing last, July 20, 1000, and died after most intense suffering for about eigh teen hours, an inquest was held by Cor oner Davis, and a postmortem revealed tho young girl to have been in a delicate condition. A few hours prior to her death elm mado a clear and conciso statement of her condition to her parents, charg ing a young man named Squire Randall, as being the cause of her condition. On Friday a warrant was sworn out by tho girls father, and Randall was at once ar rested, and gave bond for $500 to await grand jury action. Mr. Hoffman and family formerly re sided on the James Kreider placo in the Union district. He is an industrious farm er, whoso family has always enjoyed the best reputation, and the sad blow comes to him and family with crushing effect. They have tho sympathy of a large cir cle of friends. Benton. Mr. and Mrs. Joo Noland aro rejoic ing ovir the arrival of a boy, at their house. Mrs. A. L. Caskoy, of Oregon, was . a guest at the R. G. Emerson homeover Mr. Gerald Andler visited Mr. Win. Corby Saturday evening. 1 le is improv ing rapidly. - Lester Norris had a painful fall one day last week, falling from a iony and breaking his arm. Mrs. A. L. Caskey and Mrs. R. G. Emerson visited the teachers' institute at Oregon on Monday last. Mr. Bostwick and son Clarence, of ' mw,u a lu u. kinorson ono day this week. C'OU.NTKV JaKK. "WHAT SHALL OUR BOYS DO for LIVING?" I1V CHAnt.FS F. WINQATi:. This book ranked .list in the TIMES' List of Fifty Best Books selected by 110 Librarians. Three Editions havo been sold. Many business men have distributed copies among their clerks. Copies sent frecon i application. Price Ono Dollar. The Doubleday &McCluro Co., Union Square, New York. Miss Chastino McKinney is here on a visit with Dr. Thatcher s family. A. J. Carson and wife are visiting in Uolkuap, Iowa, tho guests of relatives, Miss Nora Keiscr has been chosen as teacher of tho fifth grade in the pub lie school of Sebotha, Kansas. Tho union servico Sabbath night will bo held in the Presbyterian church. Kov. urampton"will preach tho sormon, ilio Masons and Odd I' ollows aro having a new roof nut on their halls. Andrew Tochtcrman is the boss carpen ter. J. W. Kinzy, of Eskridge. Kansas, is visiting relatives hero. Mr. Kinzv form erly resided in this county, near Forest Uity. , Mrs. Ida McDonald and Daniel IV of St. Joseph, are tho guests of Grandpa IJamcl Kunkel and wife, and Grandpa E. S. McDonald and wife. Mr. Henry Fuerbacker, of Bern, Kansas, has just completed stacking his wheat, which promises an excellent yield, and has prospect of an excellent corn harvest. James Heavalin was committed by hsn. ivauciier on the .list nit, for a hearing before the grand jury at the f August tt-rm, on a charge of fcloneotiq t assault, on Kil. Isnkrr. t v- i i r. t .ruiiutttii.iii v iii iuui i.iiuiij ru turn d from Oklahoma. They had a line trip, but we lielit-vo they are all glad to get hack. Their many friends aro glad to seo them back. Mrs. D. L. Nipher was called to Topeka last Sunday, by telegram, an noiineiiig the serious illness of her (laughter, Mrs. Haltie Maxwell. Laler news announces that iihe is only slightly better. Tho Evangelical church was not largo enough to seat all who came to 'church Sabbath evening, but tho house next Sabbath evening will doubtless bo siillicient for all who come. - David Barbour, who has been in Denver, Coin., for several mouths, was visiting his folks in this city for a few dajs, this week. He lrt Tuo-day of this week for Kansas City, where he has a job as timc-keeiHT for a contractor. James Wickersham 1ms accepted a position with Young .V Seeman. Ho will have chargo of the stable at Forest City, and will also look after the freight and expiess at that end of the line. Ho is a number one man for the position. Geo. W. Clark and family, Mrp. Bruner and her sisters, Misses Mar and Leah Kauchor, went to tho Noi: awav fishing, Thursday last. Thev caught all they could find and brought enouglinoro to mako up their dinners Attorney R. B. Bridgmon and family ol iMaitlanu.arc now residents or Oregon having moved hero this week. They are occupying tlio proporty vacated by B. Ilmdo. Mr. Hind has moved into, and is now at homo in his handsome residenco just completed. List of unclaimed letters remaining in tho postollieo nt OregonMo., for tho week ending August .1, 1900: W. J Driver, L. J. Ham, John Lemar (card) and E. W. Ellis. Pleaso say threo were "advertised" when calling. Ollbe hours from 7:.10 a. m . to T-'IO p. m. Thomas Cukkv, P. M Rev. Crampton accompanied Rev. Sawyers to Woodvillo last Sabbath after noon anil preached tho sermon. Rev Fox, of Forest City, was also present nt the same service. This fellowship that exists among our ministers is an ovi dence of the uuifving power of true Christianity. The Bryaniten havo organized their campaign club hero. R. U. Benton president; Hugh Rulev, vice president J. T. Thatcher, secretary: A. L. Caskoy, corresponding secretary: F. P. Lyons, sergeant-nt-arms,and 11. Ij.bhackclford, treasurer. They hold weekly meetings each Saturday evening. Honry Shnfier, living eouth of Forest City, while on a straw stack, at u. u. mallard's place, in tuo same neighliorhood, Tuesday of this week,July 111, slipped elf tho stack and fell upon a stacker injuring himself very soverly, Dr. Bullock was called and gavo him tho needed attention, and he is now get ting along all right. Squire Hart, of Mound City, was attending to business in Oregon, Weil nesday of this week. He was accompan ied by his son, Frank, who is visiting him. Frank is assistant machinist on tho Kansas City Star. Frank learned his trade in this city, leaving here in 1872, Ho save ho would not havo known Oregon so many improvements since ho was here. A Sundayschool has been organized at tho Mavtlowcr school house with Mr. Sam. Hughes as superintendent Tho Sunday school will meet each Sun day at'J:.'W p. m. Preaching again next Sunday, and will continue tho 1st and Ird Sundays of eaeh month right after Sunday school. Kvcry one is heartily invited to attend nnd assist in making tho Smulay school and services a bless ing to the community. We received a communication criticizing tho actions of some in tho Gold Medal contest, which occured in this city Tuesday evening of this week1 Tun Skntinki. cannot publish it: first it came too lato for this week's ifsuij: second, becauseif its personal character third, because it had no signature in authenticity; fourth, such matters aireiN to the public never accomplish any good; tilth, because tho least respect you can show all the editors of a newspaper is to tell them who you aro. Hence wo feel wounded in this respect. Notice. I will sell at private sale my house hold elTeets, consisting of cupboard, dishes, bedding, heating stove, cook stove, cooking utensils, fruit jars, bed stead, and nfo have an organ, EarlulT make, good as new, will sell chonp or trade for hog-,-. One half milo south of Oregon. Ina Hoffmann. NEW TAILOR SHOP, J. H. KNOTH. Oregon, Mo. Mr. Knoth has opened up his shop in tho building, one door west of Kreek Bros., Store. He solicits your trade, guaranteeing satisfaction in ever- par ticular. 3ROWNS BLUE RIBBON GOODS. 151 MARK This Trade Best Quality. ml tened quality. We still have a few pair of Oxfords in Dora Cooper brand that we will closo at 75e. Also a few pair in Mascot, 7Ge. Last, but not least, a full line of the Avenue $1.50 Osford S1.25. Ibmcmbcr tho price must clo;o these Ox fords out. First comes first sorved. Wo aro still cutting prices on all sum mer gixMls, they niU6t bo moved ta mako room for fall goods. R. S. REEVES, ABSTRACTS OF TITLE To Holt county lands and town " PETREJu BROS., OREGON, - - Wc have purchased the abstracts compiled by Gouv. Morris, since owned by A. VanHuskirk and arc prepared to furnish ab stracts of title to any lands or town notice. When in need of any thing in that line call on or write We want your business. PETREE BROS., Up Slairs in AranBn.skirk Building, OREGON, The Canning factory will begin operation next Monday. Dr. Ernest Kaltcnhach,of Craig.was an Oregon visitor,Wcunesua3- of this week. -J. C. Fitts and next week for a visit family will leave at his old homo in New Jersey. Mrs. Tillio Shutts entertained Mrs. Will Collins and Mrs. Curtis, of White Cloud, Kas., Thursday of this week. Albert Roecker, wife and son, Mont, left Thursday of this week for Denver and other Colorado Hints. They will be absent three or four weeks. Toney Linnenian and familv, who havo beon residents of this city for a year; started on their return to their old homo in j ltrgcrald. Georgia. Thursday of tins week. Kierio Bruner and Gcorgo Kauche avo finished tho elevator they wero en gaged on at Cereal, Oklahoma, and have moved, to Keailing, a new station near Gutherio where they will build another. They Tire safe there against tho encroach ment of unwelcome correspondents as Micro is no post oflice in many niilos Good Enough Is the leading riding SOLD SCHULTE BROS., Have you seen my kit I still have it out. w Indicates Gent's Cromo Calf is some thing new to you, but has lpcn tried and found ::$3.$o wanting in quality. Gent's Yiei Kid of the finest quality and lab-st st le.Nune '$3.50 B Ladies' Rainay Day Booties, high in top, 9 10 inches, thick ex- $2.50 sole, military heel $2.50 $2.50 Samo in regular top Ateosamoin welt These three shoes aro loaders in style and Oregon, Mo.l lots promptly and accurately made - MISSOURI lots in Holt county on short us. MISSOURI. Charles Cowan was looking over the cattle market in Kansas Citv,this week, I guarantee to cure constipation: or refuml money. W. L. Willis, "Magnetic Healer.' Miss Anna Fiegenboum and nephew Alaster Georgie Steinmetz, of SUloseph, visiteu nere, tins wceK. Liittlo f.stell.i morns, wno was operated upon for appendicitis, is now reported as convalescing by Dr. Findley, Mrs. Carrio Atkinson, of Kansas City, was called here this week by the death of her brother-in-law, King Do Board. - Mrs. Susan Russell nnd Charlcnc returned home Wednerday of this week, from Kansas City, whero they have been visiting for several weeks. Tho Fannin Meyer Auxilary of the W. F. M. S. will meet at tho M. E. church, this Friday. Autr 3rd. Those Khaving niito boxes aro requested to bring them. I Mrs. Louise Gibson took her do turo Thursday of this week for Coloi Springs, Colo . whom she will slay depar- Colorado for an oxtenueit lengtli or time, view of improving her health. with the Sulky Plow plow the market. BY Oregon, Mo. Time Tabic. Below will be found the time of tie partureof the passenger trains over tha K. C. road and also the day freight trains. It will bo seen by this time card Hint the B.& M. trains stop at Forest City: ooino north; No.21. LeavosForest City at 2:28 p.m No.23 Leaves at 1:21 n. m. No.i:i Villieca passonger, leaves at .1:17 p. m. No. 15, B & M Loaves Forest City at 1:20 p.m. No. 27 Omaha passencer. loareA nt 8:2.'! a. m. every day. No. 01 Freight Loaves at 0:25 a. m GOING SOUTH. No.20 ueaves Forest City nt!2:.'ri p. m. No. 22 Leaves at 2: IS a. m No.4(5 St. Joseph nassenuor.leaves nt 0:25 a.m. No. 1C, B & M Loaves Forest City at 13 p. m No. 2(1 Omaha passenger, leaven nt 8:22 p. m. every day. No.02 Freight Leavepat 3:25 j. m No. 11. B & M Leaves at 0:15 a. m. BEST TRAINS Nebraska, Colorado, Montana, Black Hills, Utah, California, Puget Sound, Chicago and Sn Louis. VESTIBULED THROUGH TRAINS, SLEEPERS, DINING CARS, CHAIR MRS ("Vl). ELLIOT MARSHALL, Div.Pms.At-.3T.JCSEPH,mq HOWARD ELLIOTT, CEKX MQR.. ST. JOSEPH. MO Uf. WAKELEY. CEN'L PASS. ACT. ST. LOUIS. MO VINE IJOVEY, Agent, Forest City, Mo. Special Reduced Bates By the Burlington system aro announ ced as follows: Annual Encampment G. A. R., nt Chicago, Aug. 27. One fare round trip. Date of sale, August 25 to 20th. Final limit, Sept. 1st, by deposit Sept. 30th. Home Seekers' Excursions to the west ern and northwestern country including Colorado Points,Butte,Spokane,Tacoma, Seattle and Portland. One fare plus $2.00. Dates of sale, June 10, July 3, and; 17; August 7 and 21. Limit 31 days from date of Bale. Summer rates. Dntes of sale, until Sept. 30. Final limit October 31. L. W. Wakklev, General Passenger Agent. Vise Hovky, Local Agent, Forest City, Mo.. The Weather. Corrected weekly by William Kaucher Justice of the Peace, Orejfon, Mo. PRKCIPITATIOX. Rain maximi'v. uin'imitm. fall. Snow. July 87 80 87 83 8!) S!) CI (l C.5 r,i 01 (15 01 23 20 0.02 ti) 31 August. 1 00 The rain fall of the past week has been very light, but the month of July closed with 0:55 inches, being more than double tho nverago. The temperature for July was 2) degrees below tho average; the highest was 03 degrees on th Cth and tho lowest, 57 degrees on tho 17th and 18th. The mercury stood at 85 decrees or over on 23 days. Tho extremes of tcmjierattire wero very near the samo as last year, tho variation being ono degree higher. Tho hiirhest temperature ever registered here was August 2. 1800, when tho mercury re corded 108 degrees; the highest for July was 100 degrees in 18(31 and 1801, the next highest 105.5 in 1818 and 1S71. The following is a statement of all rain fall of threo inches or over in 21 hours since and including 1855: INCHF8. !ATK. 325 August 11 and 12. 1855 5.00 Mav.r. 1850 3.00 January 15 and 18. 1801 1 50 January 27 and 20. 1801 3.00 August 2 and 3. 1802 3.00 July 10. 1807 3.32 July 12. 1808 20 August 13 and 11. 1800 1.01 Juno l.'land 11. 1874 I October 31, November 1, 1870 April 18, 1877 August 10 and 21. 1877 May 2G.18S0 Juno 11, 1883 June 17, 1383 October 22, 1880 Mny 20,1388 Mav 31, Juno 1, 1801 August 15 and 10, 1S03 August 28 and 20, 1805 May 31. 1800 August 5 and 7, 1S90 September 3 and 1, 1803 Septembers. 18tS July 28 and 20. 1800 '....July 10, 100O II. S Keeve has Louie, whero ho was wholesale merchant''. returned from St. interviewing the WARRANTED skction For all Reapers and Mowers 25 FOR $1.75 Other makes at less price. NEUDORFF Hardware Co. Ill S. Fourth. St. Joseph, Mo To Whom It May Concern. About eight months ago, I was strick en down wun Bmoitiering tpene; me Doctor's gave me medicine for my heart. and constitution in general, but I failed to get any permanent relief until about three weeks ngn I commenced to take treatments or W. L. Willis, tha "Mag netic Healer," and I feel that I am about well again. Signed, Mrs. .lizzie STrrn.