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VOLUME XXXVI. OREGON. MISSOURI, FRIDAY. JANUARY 18, 1901. NUMBER 35. lie lali Bridge and Beach Firebacks warranted 15 years. Even bakers, fuel savers and made of the liest material. We have hold them 18 yeat s and not a FIREBACK burned out or any of them in that time. Heating Stoves At 20 per cent discount from marked prices, now is your chance for bargains in Heating Stoves. We will have a large stock f Hardware, Implements, Wire Fencing. , fr 191)1. We want your trade, "Good Goods At Thanking all for past favors, T. L. PRICE. Hardware, Oregon. Mo. 31 Sacrifice OF ALL INTER Embracing Clothing, Caps,: Underwear, Boots, Shoes, Dress Goods, Etc. These goods must go In fact, we are making a general cleaning up sale, and will make prices so that you cannot keep from buying. Come in and see us, and we will show you" that we mean just what we say. J.Watson & Co., OREGON, MO. Get in the swim and have the la grippe. Dry wood for sale-Call on A. J.Lan dera 2,Sf milrs northeast of Forest City. W. F. Drain, of Benton township, it is said, netted $1,108 from his tobacco crop last season. If you ueed brick call on Green Bra's. They are ready to supply you. Plenty of fine paving brick. Mrs. George Clark has returned from Maitland, where she was called by thedeiitb of her friend, Mrs. Jacob Daw sen. The Missouri legislature voted down a resolution to place the stars and stripes on the state capital, and passed a resolution extending sympathy to the country's armed enemies in the Philip pines. Bryan's plurality in Missouri last year was nearly 38,000. Some Bargains in Real Estate for Sale By E. C. BENTON; OREGON, - - MISSOURI 1. 46 acres ? miles northeast of Forest City. Has dwelling, stable, hog sheds, CMtsrn aod two good wells. 18 acres of timothy and clover fenced hog tight: about 4 acres of timber balance in cultivation or in lots. Land in high state of cultivation. Price, NO per acre. 3. 89 acres with 2 dwellings, 1 having 3 rooms, summer kitchen, stable, corn cribs, cistern and ell. The other (5 rooms, cistern, well, also living water, small stable, wrod shed, smoke house. About 15 acres of orchard bearing and otherwise on the farm. All the land in cultivation except some 2lZ acres of timber. About 56 acres fenced hog tight into 6 fields. 20 acres in timothy and clover. Price, 31, 000. Possession of 1 house given any time. 4. 80 acres of land in the hills near Curzon Switch for 81,100. 5. 211 acres in the Oregon school district. Very good improvements -splen- Houses for sale or rent in Oregon or vacant lots suitable for building. Also hare 1 dwelling in Mound City that I will take a team orother good stock to the amount of owners equity. 1 four room vacant dwelling in Oregon for rent cheap. Cooking Stoves. Fair Prices," is our motlo. Sale GOODS 7 Jake Linville went to Kansas City Tuesday. See Moore &, Kreek for line China Glass and Queensware, prices right. John Knltcnbach. son of Uncle John, of this city, is the postmaster at Kaycee, Wyoming. Green Bro's are now ready to fur nish you brick in any quantity, you may want. They have at least 23,000 of ex tra One paving brick. Marshal Molter went down to Bu chanan county, Monday, and summoned a Mrs. Baker, who is living in a tent near the waterworks, as a witness in a case stt for trial here this week. The Christ Waegrle home place in Richville, was sold last week to Henry Fink for 81100-Eight acres. W. C. Opel has sold his R'chville farm of 105 acres to James Taylor for $5,000. Get vaccinated. Dr. Simmons Residence third door houth of opent house. Mrs. Charles Anselment is visiting in Mound City this week. ttr,vt Hiiro rnti Rwn tlmt Vow f!n- i lunihian Automatic Stock Food Feeder. House and one lot for sale. Part on lime. Reasonable price, apply to Wil-li.-iin Kaucher. Dr. Findley tells us a girl baby came to the home of William Shield's and wife, on the 8th. Mesdames Stout. Nipher, Wilson, Lev? rich and Sig Nuland are all quit-j ill with the lagrippe. Mr. ai.tl Mrs. Roltert Montgomery have alwut recovered from a long and tedious strugglo with the lagrippe. Several of Holt county's chicken fanriers ate attending the Kansas Citj K)ultry show this week. George P. Feuerb:icher, of Avoca, Nebraska, was over last week, visiting relatives and numerous friends. Sam, the son of John Smith, who used to live in Corning, is rcitorted to be iu a serious condition at his homo in Mulhall, Okla. A ladies' !oekct Iwok and card case, combined, was lost on the Forbes-Ort-gon road. Finder will please leave at this office, or with X. F. Murray. LECTURE, Dr George M. E. CHURCH, OREGOX. MO. Tuesday Evening. Dec. 22. 1D01 Subject: "A Growl Grumblers." of This lecture - the second number of the lecture course, and it is said will be one of the best of the entire course. We believe in view of tho fact that small ikjx is prevalent nil about us, that our school board should order a general vaccination of the school children. Dr. Proud tells us that a hoy came to gladden the home of S. C. Meyer and wife on the 11th. It is the first 'hoy of the new century rciorted to us thus far. The little daughter of Claud King and wife, of Maitland, U seriously ill with pneumonia, at the Iioiiih of its grand parents, August Berres, of this city. By reasoc of poor health. Miss Maud Montgome.y was comiiellcd to re sign her work in our schoil, and Miss Henrietta Caskej- has been called by the school board to till the place. A 'most excellent selection. Machinery, and all the necessary material is now being delivered at the Davis farm fouthenst of Forest City, preparatory for boring for everything to be found under the earth at a depth of 2,500. This prospecting is going under advice of our state, geologist, who be lieves coal, gas or salt, will be found in paying quantities.' Lawsy" but we, do hope so. "The New Century," a neat, well printed and edited live-column quarto paper, made its appeiranccon Saturday last, 12th inst.. and th nxme of II. Boyd & Co , Forest City, Hies from its masthead. We welcome it to the news paper field of Holt county, and trust its highest expectations may be fully real ized.Mr. Handley, an old and experienc ed St. Joseph printer.is in charge of the mechanical department, and its general get up tells us that he is still a good "print." George Burnett, better known as Daniel Boone, (Jala, (Tom Frey), and Mr. Alange, or the JJavis farm, neartor est City, went out Wednesday of last week on a rox hunt, witti their famous hounds. Trilby, Queenie and Roger. They had a pretty chase, just south of town, capturing a lino red fox, with white tip on end of tail. Some of 'our people are inclined to think that they shot the fox.thus enabling the hounds to catch it, but we have the word and hon or of Daniel Boone (George Burnett.) that the hounds captured the fox fair and square, and we guess it will have to go at that. This is the "white season" with the dry goods store. All of them have dozens of white garments for women. that many feminine fingers are plucking at eagerly, pulling ana hauling at dainty lingerie. Just why summer underwear and flimsy, dainty feminine garments should go on sale at this particular time of year is something that few can ex plain. It has become a custom, not only here, bHt everywhere, where this kind of stock is carried. There is nothing more unseasonable in the dead of winter than muslin and lawn lingerie, but the world of women will buy bargains at any time it is the Madam TooJles that is in them we presume. Twenty-five Northwestern Missouri investors in independent telephone prop erties met in St Joseph last week and formed an organization for the purposcof establishing harmony in rates and rules. The name adopted was the Missouri River Telephone Association, and II. E. Ralstron, of Mary ville, was chosen pres ident G. A. Haynes. of Savannah, vice president, and L. N. Fry, of Grant City, secretary and treasurer. The present officers and F. S. Travis and J. T. Nor man constitute the executive committee, and thus the combines go right along combining under the very nose of the attorney-general. But then he couldn't smell a decomposed corpse within two feet, if it was labelled "combine." Suspended in space was the landlady of the Hotel Woodland the other day.Her help.was on the roof of the hotel "shov eling snow" from the roof. She went up to see how the work was progressing, and to reach the roof a ladder must be climbed, and getting to the top round she was unable to get out upon the roof and look after th work. Only a mo ment, and she felt something giving way, and sure enough the ladder yielded to her adverdupoise, and in but a moment she had ti tako hold of tin edge of the casing around the scuddy hole, and her No. 9's were dangling in the air, and with all her vocal powers called for help. It looked for a while that she would have to "drop," and all the mischievous tricks of early girlhood flitted through her brain.and as she was about to uttr: "Please forgive me for all of these," thai husband of hers came to her relief with mean9 that rescued her. Her arms, and the extremeties of her lower anatomy, however, were somewhat bruised. My, but wasn't she "scared." Election Notice. Notice is hereby given that there will be an annual meeting of the stock hold ers of the stock of tho Citizens' bank of Oregon, Missouri, held at the office of the Citizens' bank in Oregon, Missouri, on Saturday, February 1C, 1901, at 9 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of electing seven directors for the ensuing year and transacting any and all business that may come before eaid meeting. J. A. Kreek, Daniel Zachman, SecV of Board. President. Lookout for the smallpox. Flour is down in price and up in quality at Moore & Kreek's. You can't beat Moore & Kreek's prices on Candies, Fruits, or Nuts for the Hol idays. Miss Anna Curtis is taking a busi ness course in the St Joseph cominer eial college. Mixed Candy 5 cents per pound: also better Candy at higher pi ice at Moore fc Kreek s. Large sales of corn are reported at Forest City and Forbes, the price rang ing from 2a to 3'J cents. Miss Luca Fitzmorris, of Mary ville, is being most hospitably entertained by her friends in tho Blair district. Miss Nettie Cook has returned from Mound City, where she mado an ex tended visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. J. A. Price and Mm. Carl C'bristenson, of New Point, are visiting relatives and friends in Fairfax anil Tark'o. M. J. Stephenson and wife, of Thur man, Iowa, were here during I ho sick ness and death of his brother, Uncle Johnny Stephenson We are sorry to learn that Grand mother Hi'debrand had three ribs broken. Sunday of last week, (It li inst. by being thrown from r buttgy. Jehu Lamb was summoned by tele gram, on Saturday last, to the beds:de of his son Harry, who is serious'y ill with pneumonia at Clifton, Arizona. - Uncle Jimmie Bradford, of Clay I township, who is now about 77 jears of ! aue, whs at-ending court last week. We I were glad indeed to see him looking so well aid hearty. Klder Maupin wll preach at the Un ion school house next Sunday, bo.h morning and evening. A contribution will he raised for state missions at the morning service. James M. Wickershain is now a full Hedged e.tizen of Rock Port, having moved his household effects two weeks ago Our sister city will have h first citizen in Mr. Wickershain. The people of Rock Port a; d sur rounding company have raised a stock company and will build and operate a canning factory. The capital stock, Sll.OtK). has all een subscribed. -Hello, No. 20! That's tho one you want for that celebrated Humbldt Flour, Monkey CofTee.or anything in the staple or fancy grocery line. Zachmax-Evans Co. - ICE. The Zachmin Evans Co., will continue the ico business of J. N. Zach man fc Co. as heretofore. Parties want ing ice for private use, can get it at the pond as soon as it is thick enough to cut. For Sale Eight thoroughbred, Po-land-Chiua male hogs, old enough for service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Ad dress, J. J. Bullock, Oregon, Mo., or call at farm, one milo east of Monarch school house. The Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder has stood the test of time, and Holt County Agent York is receiving daiiv shipments at Maitland, Mound City and Forest City. We don't sell to everybody but we are selling to 85 per cent of the stock men in the county. I have perfected arrangements whereby I am in a osition again to loan eastern money at a low rate of in terest on well located, Tiigh bottom or prairie farms. If in need of a loan, write or call on me at Oregon, Missouri. U. C. Bentox. "When I was younger than I am now I was quite an equestrian'said Dan., (Senator) Williams, to a crowd of his companions the other day. "And the other day I thought I would take a horseback ride just to see how it went. I had not lteen on a horse's back for a long time, and I took quite a long jaunt It was tine while it lasted, but let me tell you, the next morning my legs felt like a pair of compasses, and I did not get tho soreness out of them for a week. The next time I go horseback riding it will he in a buggy. The preliminary hearing of Mrs Addie Richardson, held for the murder of her husband, Frank Richardson, who was shot and killed iu the doorway of his own home last Christmas eve, will not take pi ice this week owing to Mrrj Richardson's condition. She is suffer ing from nervous prostration and heart trouble, so a continuance has been agreed to by the attorneys. It is not yet known whate date the examination will be set for. It is announced that the Richardsons are soon to offer a reward for the arrest and conviction of the murderer of Frank Richardson. It is not yet known what the amount nor what the terms will be. DENTIST J. C WH1TMER, East Side Square, Powell Building, OREGON, MISSOURI. Office Hours: to 5:00 p. m. 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. IKK) Tuesday morniog about 9 o'clock as passeneer train No. 46 was coming into the station at this place, John Carder was driving down the Groesbeck hill with a wagon load of poultry. Not hearing the engine whistle for the cross ing and "not being able to sec up the ttaek he was not aware of its incoming uutil within -i short distance of the crossing. He tried to stop his then frightened team but found it a difficult task. As he pulled on the reins the team plunged to the left and the wagon was thrown violently aainet Jacob Groesbeck, who was walking along the road, KnocKing mm down, but fortun ately be sustained no injury other than a little shaking up. The train, so we are told by an eye witness aboard the rear coach, passed when the team was but about six feet from the track. A very narrow escape. Mound City News. The style of lagrippi our people are "enjoying" th;s year is said to be quce severe Scarcely a home to our town is free irom it. It 'Commences, as usual with catarrhal symptoms, aching of the limbs, marked lassitude, a slight ris? of temperature. S? far the upper air passages are mainly affected. The patien', as a rule, is not confined to his room for more than two or three days, but when he gets up and around is apt to be annoyed for a week or more .with a troublesome and dry cough. For the most part the convalescent patients are apt to be troubled for a considerable period with weakness, general want of physical tone and altogether are very much out of sorts. It is then that com plications are apt to show themselves after indiscretions in diet or exposure to inclemencies of the weather. Now is the time to be careful of taking cold. The latter is very apt, during the winter months, to invite pneumonia, but es pecially so while influenza is prevalent. Facts and Figures. Special Offer For December Duck Coats "It is an ill wind lluit blows no body goo I." A certain, manufacturer ir duck coats found h msclf Store News. The prices named in this little add will remind any one posted on prices of goods, that we are giv ing usual values. A few minutes spent in our store getting prices will be of advantage to you as well as to us. The claim we make is selling for cash, with com paratively no expenses, enables us to sell for less than if otherwise. overloaded. We received a few lots very cheap. The savings chVc ed are yours. Boy's duck coats, a few left only, blanket lini-d.75c Men's heavy duck coats with good qualitv, blanket linrd 81.00 Men's duck coats, blanket lining with rubber inter lining, from 31.25 to. .SUA Men's duck roa t s , in mackintosh style, short, s mcthing new and a good thing, running from 8121 to 82.(0 Gont's underwear all made tho best, with lock stitch seams all through, liought in caso lots early, enables us to make prices that are surprising for quality. One lino, wool lleece, per garment -TOe it is sare to sayfthat no one who has lor twelve months adopted the plan of pay as you go, ever goes back to the habit of buy ing on time. After trying it that long you have saved money that you do not need to buy on time. It is a good thing when you trade to be on the safe side. There is no risk to run by dealing here, for if any thing is not just as you thought it was, or is un satisfactory in any way, all you have to do is promptly return same in a salable condition Line, cotton garment. 40 to Line, cotton lleece, double breast and back, per garment V Ladies' wear, tier gar ment 25c Child's union suit R. 5. KEEVES, Oregon, Mo. Bert Nipher left for his leturn to. Harrishurg on Tuesday. Mr. Frank Schooler, of Maitland,! ws in Oregon Thursday and Fiiday of last week. A series of interesting meetings are in progress at the Dunkard church in the Center district Mince Meat and Mince Meat Mater ial, Cranberries and a fine line of Groc eries at Moore & Kreek's. Our sister city of Craig has lifty cases of la grippe -we are a close sec ond down this way, if not in first place ICE. The Zachman-Gvans Co. will deliver ice the coming season. Don't you worry about thit. We will do the worrying. And still they come, 4,450 pounds of Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder sold already this month and the month is ' only half gone. Go to L. P. Sentney's for undertak ing goods. Free hearse furnished with every adult coffin or casket sold by him. Lowest prices guaranteed. ' Born, January 14th, to Dr. G. K. Hilton and wife, of Symco, Wis., a girl. . Mrs. Hilton was formerly Helen Greene, of this city, and we heartily congratu late. The weeks' seiics of meetings at Forbes, conducted by Rev. Wells, have come to a close. Considerable good is reported to have been done, nud several additions reported. The Maitland Newspaper, W. M. Carr, publisher, ceased publication last week. Mr. Carr says in his good bye that he will move the plant elsewhere, but does not state where. O. D. Batman and George Gliek were in Kansas City receotly and brought home a bunch of 152 head of cattle. Chris Knese has brought iu 02 head, Thompson Black 80 and Henry Walker 05 head. Parties arc at Forest City endeav oring to get her people interested in establishing a creamery there. If an institution of this kind can be made a success at Corning, why not at Forest City? We hope to hear of the effort Ih ing successful. .For Sale or Rent- I will sell my property and Green House, or sell Green House alone with pnveledge or renting property, or will lease Green House and property to gether, as my health will not permit me to continue here. Jxo. N. Zachman. Oregon, Mo. . J. W. Farley, of Platte county, an I old and experienced teacher, and now representative in our legislature, has in troduced a bill in the house providing for county high schools. It provides that children who have been graduated from the schools in their own districts may attend any high school in the coun ty, and the district which is his home shall pay a proportion of the cost of maintaining the high school. Mr. Frank Allen has organized an orchestra, composed of Mr. Allen, 1st clarionet; Albert Kunkel, 2d clarionet: Gid Kunkel, 1st violin: Charles Zach man, 2d violin; Dr. J. C. Whitmer.viola; Cha. Kunkel, flute: Jephtha Greene, slide trombone, and Guy Cummins, bass. Mr. Allen has done much for our people in the musical field, and with a military band orchestra on his hands.ho will evidently be busy, and his labor ia that of love only. He u a born musi- cian, and he takes delight in the work. Little Sam, the son of John Hoover, living north of the city about four miles, was accidentally shot Tuesday afternoon while out hunting rabbits, by a com panion. His little friend had climbed, to the top of a hajtacknd as Sam'amf his dog came around the stack, the boy ahotond he came unexpectedly of course in contact with the contents of the gun. Fortunately it did not prove serious.the gun being loaded with very small shot, and a few lodged in the boy's arm and neck. Dr. Proud was called, and fixed the youngster up in good shape, and he is getting along all right Notice Is Hereby Given That sealed bids for superintendent of the county poor farm will be received at the county clerk'a office at Oregon, Mis aouri. Said bids to specify what they will do the work for.the county furnish ing the necessary hired help. Said bids to be filed with the county clerk during the February term, 1901, of the county court of Holt county, Missouri. The court reserving the right to reject any and all bids. E. A. Wkltv, By order of court. County Clerk. and get other goods or your money back. It w evident iu justice to sell tonne man on twelve mouths t'liie and to an-1 oilier man for cash and demand the same price1 I mm each. There are a good many K'ople who send away for g- ods. They pay the cash and expert to buy when" thev I . " l unii mi uuilicl.. i I Irs is all right and projier, we want a chance to supply these a ants It is more convenient to trade here, and tho go' ils nil sell you cannot l be bought for le-s in any market. If you prefer a certain one to wait on yuu do not be backward in leltii g it be known. It is no ollenee here for you to call on the one whom you would rather have wait on you. We do not have to argue I wiin our oia customers iot convince them that we are selling as cheap as some i one else. They all know i this is headquarters on ! prices. 4 We arc not ashamed to Heece, per publish our prices: they will stand investigation and our goods will stand examining. And don't forget in ad dition to our low price we give er cent otf for cash. Country produce is taken suit. ABSTRACTS OF TITLE To I lolt cotintv lands and town a a PETREiLi BROS., OREGON, Wc have purchased the abstracts compiled since owned by A. VanHuskirk and are prepared to furnish ab stracts of title to any lands or town lots in Holt county on short notice. W hen in need ol any tlnntf tn that line call on or write We want your business. PETREE BROS., Up Stnirs in VaiiRuskirk ltuiMiiig, OREGON, Daniel Kurkel, III. of Craig. Sun dayed in Oregon. . C. Alden. of Ogden. Utah, is here on a visit with his brotner. .1. K -C O Pre ml and wife were visiting relatives iu Atchison county, last week. - Services 't Wood ville Sabbath af terno hi at 2:tt0 o'clock by Kev. Ilemy Sawyers. -Full-blooded While Wandotte Cockerels for sale. Call on. or address. r lora Hiuile, Oregon, Mo. ' A legislature that cannot tolerate"'"" ""-"em ... Frank James, but can syniiiatliize. with Lots of bad money i- found to he in the Pniliirpine bandits is hard to please. I circulation in St Joseph. It is in 2 Tho Oregon Protective Ass ciation was r"orijanized last week, with R. C. Kenton, president, anil S. M. S'out. sec retary. Tne Burlington will equip all its engines with electric headlights, which j is a wonderful improvement over the ; old fashioned Kind. Captain F razor, the genial landlord of the Midland hotel, of Mound City, was in town last week, shaking his many old friends by the hands. '"The Craig Press," by Ityrot: John stun, has come to out table under date of the 12th inst. It is a neat four column folio. Byron is a good printer and we wish him success. Representative Ilihbard, of this county, has hren made a member of the committee on wills and probata law and eleemosynary institutions.lmth of which are quite important. The farm residence on the Elliot Marshal place south of this city, was destroyed by fire on the 7th inst. It was occupied by Jo'm Howaton and family. The loss was about $HV) with no insurance. Germany shudders at the id-a of eating American pork, fearing the deadly trichina and Russia for a like reason, objects to the admission of Ger man pork, but clamly distributes her ' Influenza over all the world. The to wings of the Democratic psrty talk of attempting to bre.ik two more records in 1001, the Bryan adh-r-ante by giving him a third nomination after two successive defeats, and the Cleveland men by attempting to elect' their favorite to a ihird'term. 0. O. Proud and wife will leave next week for an extended trip through Southern California. Ther eo on nleas- -- . ure bent, and as Clark will tn for a six mrtnthc rfltilm Tii'Irnr tri will nnt rut any date for his return. "When 1 get back, you'll see me on the streets, and at my old place of business, then you'll know that I hare returned." This is the reply Clark gave us, as to when he expects to return. Talk about 13 lieing tin unlucky number, you can't make John Dawson believe it since his wife presented him with their first -an eleven pound boy on Sunday the 13th inst Dr. Evans says John smiled eo loud the corners of his mouth pased each other at back of his neck. This is the second boy baby reporieu mis century, anu x he bksti.nkl extends congratulations. May he live to see the next century. TIME All trains daily exrept ;n iithrrolv nuti-il. Tniiii Xi. t'OKKST :ITY For Coin. ril lUutl l.miU :ir.il M. .Iii-lr Kr Lincoln. Urii-r. (Vti.mlo ami I'arilii I'naot (rem K.'in:iCily ami SI. .liwli. I'orl'iHinril Itlun-. Omrilia. M. r:uil ami .MiiiiikiImiIk (rem K:Meafll A. St. .lo-u'i'll For Tatkm aril Nmlaa. Valley liraHrheV lrlll St. JlMepll. F.iM'oniHl P.lnlN. Om.ili.i. St. I'.ml ami .Mililn alMill" Iikiii M. I.i. in". Kaua I'ltv ai:il Sl..lwepli. Way fielulit imrtli IhhiiiiI. For Si. ."Willi from Villicu ami No.l.i:i ami Tarkio Valltj liram-lic. Ti St. .Iiwpli ami KaiKa City from SI. lioil. .MimivaiHilK Hiualia ami Comml r.liitT. To St. Ijinii.St. Jow-pli ami Kaiiat City (mm South. Hi .Vlira-k.i. l).-nvrr."ol.irai!o ami rarilic l'oa-t. To St .loM'pli auil Kansas City (mm St, I'.iiil. Minm-aiMili. Omaha ami Coum-il lllnrtt. To St. .looepli ami Kanxa City Iron) l'ai-im I oat. Colorado. Denver ami tjm-olii. -'1 A 4.: A :! A n; 1: To St. Joseph ami SI. ami oimeii limn. Way (rii-glit south houmt. A ! Candies, Nuts and FruiN, fres slock, all kii ds, all prices at MoorcA-1 Kreek's. j ?v?-f-.-?-t"?-i 10Q1 ' . . '." - .; JANUARY. 1901 ICtS. IS. THUS. m. s. 1 8 75 22 2 3 4 5 12 7 14 9 76 23 10 11 I 13 17 18, 19 24 25 26 20 21 27 28, 29.30 31 - 'I lots nromntlv and accurately made ' MISSOURI by Gouv. Morris. ! us. MISSOURI. Miss Xelia Walker is visiting Atch ison county friends. J. M. Appleman is quite sick with lagrippe at the home of M. I Walker The hog cholera is prevailing to an alarming extent in the upper part of our county. Dannie Kunkel. the Leader says, has taken the road in the intere-t of the ('ra g roller mills There are lift ecu cases of smallpov MnSt Joseph, acco iltng to Hie liiMlth 4 n: r il . " and itO cent pieces. Ismk out for them. Sol Blum and wif. of Culhcrfson. Xebr.iskn. visited with relatives in Ore gon, last week. His brother h"A was als here. There will In a communion service and a foreign mis-ion collection at the Presbyterian church, one week from next Sabbath morning. The pleasant news comes to us that a bright liaby txiy was hojn to Klder ai d Airs, uivile warsie. at their home in Pueblo, Colo., on the l.'tth. Guy in Atchison county anil Knp p?r in Nodaway county, have been uis continued as postollices by reason of establishing rural delivery mutes in that section. The spring term of tho Benton s -hool will legin the first Monday in February, and will continue until the middle of June W. H. Bandy 1ns b-en employed to look after the school. Attornoy R. B Bridgeumn left ihix week for Jefferson City, where ho has a clerkship during the present se-sion of the legislature, wh ch was secured for him by Senator Stulilw. ! The Union Depot company of St., Joseph, are discussing the building of I corrugated iron sheds over the platform of the Union station. They are certainly 1 needed, and it is thought that favorable action will soon be taken. ) The Maitland Herald states there was a small Hurry about town the first of the week by h re nor t of hv ironhobia. I The gay antics of the dog which killed chickens and fought other doirs last I week, caused the trouble. m , . . . ,. . The real estate and loan agen's and . abstracters, are to meet in St. Josenh Tuesday of next week, for the purpose iui rurvnui; .111 uinin. mull. weunUPI 1 6tand that Messrs. W. H. Richards, th . ti . i n oi eneciing an orgamz iiion. We under reiree urotticrs and K. U Benton will HKeiyaHeca.iriornoiningeis.. out to - look on. The hate of a woman scorned caused a tragedy in Kansas City last Friday evening. Lulu Kennedy, the bride of a 1 month, cilled her Husband, Philip i Kennedy, out from his office on the . evening of that day, , and emptie I the contents ot a revolver into his lonly. Four shots struck him and he fell dead 1 withouta struggle, while sli- stood over i him with the smokini? revolver in her . bands. Married but a month, her bus-, t oanu leaner on tneir wedding ntgnt , 1 and never calUd to see her, or gave 1 er a kindly glance. TABLE. Daily Except Sunday TKAIX SKKVH'K. I-iiirt ."mil Oniiilia from St. I i in ":1T m 1 .it a in lu:.".ua in 'r.i:a m 2:1 a ni 12:52 p III '.:(.-. i m Ijnti (mm Oni.ilia itt2 p III p in I BEST TRAINS Nebraska, Colorado, Montana, Black Hills, Utah, California, Puget Sound, Chicago and St. Louis. jlESTlBULED THROUGH TRAINS, SLEEPERS, DINING CARS, CHAIR CARS (rattX ELLIOT MUnHU,Dn.Pn.AT(EPH.i:3 HOWARD ELLIOTT, ccntl hqr ST. Joseph, ua W.WAKriEV.OEN'LPASS.AOt .ST I UU'S.MC i VINE HOVEY, Agent, Forest City, Mo. THE BURLINGTON ROUTE. SOME GREAT TRAINS. No 41, "The Burlington-Korthern Pacific Expresa," from St. Louis, Kan sas City and St. Joseph for Northwest Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Tacoraa. Seattle, Portland, Oregon, via Billings, Montana:theshort st line, the time saver to the North west. Solid through train of coaches, chair cars; tourist sleepers, dining cars, standard sleejieers. No. 15, from St. Louis at n:ght,Knr sas City in the forenoon and St. Joseph at noon, for Nebraska, Denver, Scenic Colorado, Utah, and Pacific C ast No. 5, "TheNebraaka-Colorado Sx. press," from St. Louis 2:0.1 P. M., from Kansas City and St. Josph at night, for Nebraska, Denver. Colorado, Utah Pa cific Coast. "One night to Denver." Early morning tram. No. 3, from Hannibal and Quincy for Kansas Citj , St. Joseph and;bevond. Vry des-rable for local travel. To the East: Fat "Kli" trains . and ."C betwen Missouri ointsand Chi cago. Fast trains 15 and !(, 41 and 42. Iietween Missouri points and St. Louis. To the North: Two daily trains to St. Paul, Minneapolis. Three daily trains to Council Bluffs, Omaha. California Excursions in through tourist sleeiiers, personal! conducted, from Kansas City ami St Joseph i-very Thursday morning - the most succ-epsful overl'ind excursions. The route is via Denver. Scenic Colorado. Salt Lake City Write for matter descriptive or any contemplated jou-ney west. Jxo. Dk Witt. L. W. Wakklkv, Div.P. A., Gen'IP.A.. St. Joseph, Mo. St Louis, Mo. Howard Ki.liott, Vimk Hovp.y, General Manager, Agent. St. Joseph. Vii. Forest City, Mo. Home Seekers' Excursions. The Great Burling Route announces its annual Homo Seekers" Excursions to the West-rn.XorthwMtern and South western territory. One lowest first clas standard faro plus ft:00 for the round trip. The Mni mum round trip rate to lie 9.00. One half of the gross rate for adults, will apply for children of (Iv and under twelve years of age. Date or sale: December 4 and 18:1900: January I and l.l; Feb'y "and 19: March 5 and 19: April 2 and lt : May 7 and 21: June 4 and 1H, 1901. L. W. Wakely. Gen. Pass. Agt, St. Louis, Mo. Vixk Hovkt. Local Ag't., Forest City, Missouri. Reduced Rates to the Northwest The Burlington Route will sell ono- way s-ttlers' second-clasp tickcts at greatly reduced rates for Minnesota, thrnorth- Montana, Aortn uakota nd western (mints. Da'es of sale, February iz, manuzo; .Marcn .. m. iu and J: lir:i o in oalMj n ipii Tickets will he sold on the certificate llan for the Annual Association of Mis souri and Kansas Lumbermen, which 1 convenes in Kansas City January 22 and 23 Tickets on sale January 21 and 22. For fur,her particulars, call on or ad- ' dress L. W. Wakemet.. General Pawnirr Agent, St. Louis, Mo. Visk Hovkv. Local Airenr. Purest City. Mo. Fro! Alexander, the negro, who a , , , , ,. ... ,. ... Saturday las . attempted to assault Miss fcva Koth, of iaver.w -rth. and wbowaa a-mnniml tn have nninlil ml kii!t Pearl Forbes in that city November last. was taken from the nenrfs guard Tues- day afteraoon of this week, and burned at the stake at the aceoe ot bis crime.