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-THE STATE REPUBLICAN- JXKffBBSON CITY, MISSOURI. Subscription, $1.00 Pap Yean, F. G, Foxmmoh, Business Manager. Thursdny, January 30, 1890. The railroad news improves right along. Everything looks bright for Jefferson City. Tub Missourtdcmocrats arc getting oat of ofilec about as fast as could be desired. If the state does its duty a few more will be retired next election. President Harrison is crowding tho democratic office holders in Mis souri to. tho wall. Ho can't retire them any too fast for the Missouri republicans. The republicans of Colo county must soon begin to organize for the coming conflict nothing but tho - lUiqle .titVet will satisfy tho party this year. It is now announced that the money market is again easy, the New York banks now holding $15,000,000 in excess of the 25 per cent, reserve required under the law. Every one of President Harrison's appointments have, up to litis time, been confirmed by the senate. That would indicate that the president is making bettor appointments than Cleveland did. At Dubuque, Iowa, the iec harvest began on the 2oth on a large scale, the ice being twelve inchc3 thick. One St. Louis Arm ordered 300 cat loads and numerous oilier orders were pouring in. Senator Kiih)i.f.iieiu;ku's death removes from the troublesome waters of Virginia politics a man whose great opportunities were thrown away. Gifted as an orator and gen erally esteemed, he was elevated to tho position of a senator of the United States, but dissipation led to downfall and death. it personally that they nro protected from the inclemencies of tho weather, and Is every way deserving of encouragement. Senator IsoAt.i.s' address on tho race question should be read by every man, woman and child in tho country. It is the most scathing exposure of democratic methods in the south that has over been listened to in tho sen ate of the United Slates. Tho bitter caustic stylo of thd' senator is entirely absent, and lie discusses the question in a fair dispassionate stylo. Ho proves that tho army of tho United States, about which so much was said while stationed in tho south, to insure free elections, was insignificant com pared to the army that is present at every election precinct to prevent the eoloted man from voting. Aside from that 170 colored men were lynched in Mississippi last year in order to prove that "this is a whlto mail's country." A novel advertising scheme was recently resorted to by an enterpris ing furniture company in Allanla, Ga. The firm offered a fine desk as a prize for the best recipe from a lady, for keeping husbands at home. Some 500 answers wero received. One lady says "tie him securely ;" another says, "make him jealous, he will then stay at home nights, hang around days and between times;" another says, "break both of Ills legs;" another says, "give him his toddy at home;" another says, blister his feet ;" one sweet young woman says, "cremate im uociy ami put his ashes in an arm on the maiitlcpicce," but none of them got the prize. The heartless men gave it to the lady that gave this recipe: He womanly, make home attractive, be yourself a part of your home; ucp Iii in in love with you." An old maid wrote: "How to keep them home! Mercy me! I'd like to know how to catch one of cm." SURVEY OF JHE OSAGE RIVER, Missouri. Loiter From tho Secretary. of War. SrEAKnii Bead is the right man in the right place. Democratic states men arc cut down in the flower of youth like the rankest weeds of the Jungle and lie crushed and bleeding at his feet. The republican majoiity will control legislation, and the rules must be adjusted accordingly. .numerous inquiries arc being re ceived from day to day from all parts of the country desiring to know the prices of vacant lots and aero prop erty, which is one of the straws that shows how the wind blows. Jeffcr son City occupies a geographical po sition that is being ricognized by the outside world. Vitii the indications strongly pointing to the inability of Mr. Gould to again secure the M. K. & T. rail road, the prospects for the extension of tlie b'ancu road becomes more promising from day to day. The construction of the river route is now an assured fact, and with the extcn sion of the branch as a probability, il takes no prophet to see the bright prospects ahead for Jefferson City Gov. Francis has been frightened out of tho senatorial race by Lou Stephens and a few other jay bird who belong to Vest, but supported Francis. We thought the governor had more backbone. With Francis out. the only democrat that we know that is not afraid of Vest's shadow Judge Sherwood, and there 13 some indication that ho may be heard from. Talk about a Kansas mort gage its nothing compared to Vest's mortgage on the Missouri democrats which includes them all with, per haps, tho one exception noted. Secretary Kobi.i; has found that the good of the public services re quire the immediate removal of some twenty democrats whose terras have not yet expired, but whom he finds to bo shott in their accounts. Tito country should not be surprised at this, for most of Cleveland's ap pointees did not know the value of money, as the last dollar they pos sessed was in confederate currency, and it took $200 of that to buy a pair of boots. Lets be merciful in this ago of plenty and keep the democrats away from tho treasury for the next twenty-four years. Miss Tirglnia Mayo is conducting a highly successful kindergarten at her home on High street. The little ones aro making the most astonish ing progress in reading, and spelling member;. A few months tuition under her supervision will enable them to skip No. 1 in the publlo school, considering tho overcrowded condition of that room this ie es pecially to le desired. She sees to Tut: arrest of Dr. Hatlcr, who has resided nearlUissellville, this county, for many years, for muritcr com mitted some twenty-one years ago in Arkansas, was a great shock to his friends here. The doctor has been a prominent democrat, and was highly esteemed bv all who knew him. and ie will have their support and sym pathy in his great trouble. lie is said to have killed a half-breed In dian, with whom he had some tiouble nnd was indicted for murder in the first degree by the federal grand jury in l't. binitti, wncrc no wn likely have to stand trial. The doc tor Is a fine looking man. and no one that knew him would have suspected that he was lbins under the shadow of such a grave charge. It is a qucs lion whether the ends of justice would not have been subserved just about as well by letting the matter rest afttr tho lapse of twenty-one years. Tin: mayor and council of this city formally accepted Bragg Hall under and in accordance with the provisions of Maj. Clarke's will, on the 24tl iust. The creation of a fund to be known as the Iiragg Hall fund am the immediate placing of SI,. 'iOQ to credit of Uiat fund is a move that will naturally aid in carrying out the conditions imposed more speeily than could otherwise have been hoped for The fact that tho city had SI, 21' lying idle, was a fortunate circiim stance that enabled it to create the above magpi'lccnt fund at once. The creation of this fund, and the pro vision that the money realized from the sale uf the fire eligine and inaike house, which will increase it conoid erably and will enable tho city to comply with Major Clarke rcnuest aucli sooner than was thought possible, and will, at the samo time, enable it to get tho full benefits of the properly for city pur pase, and is a happy solution of th removal question, as there is now no further excuse for delay in removing the maikct house. The city in taking the action it did had the full consent of Mrs. Clark and tho executors of tho C3latc who recognize the willingness of the city to comply with the condi'ion of the will as speedily as possible. Mrs. Claik will bo consulted in selecting the pictures, etc., and it is hoped that within a year every condition will have been carried out ns fully and completely as n quired by the will. We believo that the action of tho council will meet with tho general approval of the citizens, as llicy have certainly done the best that could havo been done under the circumstances. CHICAGO & ALTON Ii.ULltOAD. Omnibus leaves .li'ffotion City, 7:30 a. m. every day except Bi'iiilu.v, con necting with tho train leaving Ccdur City at8a. in. aiidwliicb makes prompt connection at Mexico with all trains going east, west or uoii'i. Jonathan Qu:i,AW,,l'kkct Ageut January 17, 1800. Referred to the committee on Itivcrs and harbors, and ordeied to bo printed. War Department, Officii of the Suciir. tary, Wasiiinoton, January 15,.18U0. The secretary of war has the honor to transmit to the house of represen tatives, in compliance with tho re quirements of tho river and harbor act of August 11, lBGfl, (25 Stats., 129), a letter from the chief of en gineers, dated tho Mlh instant, to gether with a copy of a report of Mnj. A. M. Miller, corps of engineers, and map of survey of Osage river, Mis souri, from its mouth up to the first shoal, and 5 miles above the same ; and also an estimate of the cost of constructing one lock and dam within the limits of said survey. Very respectfully, Kedfield Proctor, Secretary of war. Office of the Chief of Engineers, United States Armv, Washington, C.,. January II, 1890. Sin: I have the honor to submit herewith n copy of the report (with map) dated January 9, 1890, made by Maj. A. M. Miller, coips of engineers, to comply with the following require ment of the river and harbor act of August 11, 1888, viz: The secretary of war is hereby au thorized and directed to cause a sur vey to be made of the Osage river, Missouri, from Us mouth up to tho first shoal, and o miles above the same, and to report an estimate, baned on such survey, of the cost of constructing one lotk and dam within the limits of said suiycy, and the ef fect upon the navigation of said river of constructing said lock and dam. Tlie most suitable location for the proposed lock and dam IsMiown upon tho accompanying char! (No. 2), and the dimensions of the lock aro given a' 2.7. feet by 50 feet by 25 feci, uud of dam 800 foot long. Tlie lock is to bo built of masonry, and tho dam of riprap and gravel with au impermeable row of sheet piling reaching to hard clay bottom The total estimated cost of work, including contingencies, is $222,000. Tiiis eslimalc appears to be reason' able, while the style of lock and dam meets my approval. cry respect fully, your obedient servant, liios. Lincoln Casey, llrig. Gen., Chief of Engineers'. Hon. Itr.DFii.i.D PliOcrOn, .Secretary of War. SUHVEY OF OSAGK 1UVEH. United States Engineer Office, Sr. Louis, Mo., January 9, 1890. Gis f.ral: In compliance with insti no tions contained in letter datcil Office Chief of Engineers, IT. S. Army, Washington, D. C, April 1, 1889,' I have the honor to make the following report on n survey of the Osage river, Missouri, directed by the following clause in the river and harbor ac. of August 11, 188S: The survey of the portion of the Osage river mentioned in the act wa3 begun on October 5, 1889, and com pleted on November 23, 1889. The work was undertaken at this season as it was at the most favorable stage of the river. The survey extended from the mouth to 1'ice's Island, a P'lint 5 miles above the tlrst or "Hrcnnccke's" shoal. From tho .mouth to tho fout of Iircnuccko's shoal, a distance of 7,3 miles, tho river at low water has a very Hat slope, a rise of but 0.93 feet; from this point to tho foot of Shipley's Shoal, a distance of 4 miles, there is a rise of 0 81 feet; from the foot of Shipley's Shoal to the head of same, a rise of 1.5C feet in a distance of 1.1 miles; from the head of Ship ley's to tho head of Prince's Shoal, a distance of l.o miles, tiicro is a riso of 0.45 feet; from head of Piinco's a riso of 0.48 foot to the foot of Rice's Island, a distance of 2.1 miles. Thus It is found that fiom tho mouth to tho foot of Rico's Island, a total dl:5 tanco of 12.4 miles, the total riso in elevation Is, at low water, 4 03 feet ; of this difference of level 0.93 feet is gained in the first 7.3 miles. The re maining distance, or from tho first shoal, llrcnuecko's to Rico's Is1at.il, a distanco of 5,1 miles, has all the remaining fall or 3.1 feet; in fact, at low water the portion of tho liver from the mouth to Drcunecke's forms a pool ov slaikwatcr In which there is a navigable depth of not less than 0 feet; this h amply sufficient for any traffic on tho liver, cither present or prospective. In the portion of the river surveyed tlioro arc above Uicnnecku's three Bhoals, Shipley's, PiIiicg'b and Rice's; these aio all obstiuctbns to low-water navigation and ssrious ones; at ordinary low water tlioy do not admit of tho passage of boals drawing more than IS inches. This portion of tho river flows through, alluvial bottom bounded on cltljcrlTand by steep, rocky bluffs from half-mile to 3 miles apart. In this botloUiHho stream meanders be tween lowiiSater banks about 18 feel high at low water, but in time of high vatojovcrflows tho banks to a depth 'Bomtjilmcs of 3 feet. This is iudleatedtby.tho high water marks as found frotojtho high water of 1882, In general," when an overflow takes placo in ltlils part of the river it is duo to high water in tho Missouri, which, baokina up, overflows tho . . . . . . . " vJr.wvi. ? ' : ' 1 1111 , ', 1 " iiwi" n iiiiiiiVj;rn Vy tup oxm mmiim i a h n a i-vi , ) j mm m rT.tw A J I Ami UiLll.X,U 1 11 lUJLl DiltKCTOltY ELSTON, COLK COUNTY, Mo. CHURCH MEETINGS. Baptist, First Sunday. Methodist, Second Sunday. Presbyterian, Fourth Sunday i backing up, banks of tho lower portion of tho Osage, owmg to tho slight slope of S. I). TURNER, Physician. S. M. ELSTON & Co.) General Merchandise. ami Jobbers, hi Farm Machinery, Hinders Twine, &c. &c. &c. 15. LACKAMP, Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Tinware, Furniture, Coffins, Etc. tlie latter. BoringBj'wcro made at three sec tions, Ifarked I, 2, and 3, on chart No. 2, "lind in tho bed of tho stream was founci to consist of a layer of mud and gravel of various thickness, averaging, from 7 to 9 fectr on tho diffcrcnt'sectlons; under which was a tard stratum of clay suitable for foundation bed. Tho largest boats now navigating theivotiuvo a leiigth of about 220 feet over all, and a bctui. over all of nbout 45 feet ; a lock, therefore, to accommodate such boats should have a chamber 250 feet long, correspond ing to a length between inltcr-sllls of 75 feet, or about 350 feet between the head and foot of bays. The lock .should be of masonry with chamber walls 15 feet thick at base and 25 feet high, foundation to be 7 feel be low low water stage and coping 18 feet above same ; tho lift of the look should bo 8 1-2 feet. A lock and dam giving tills lift would secure, at low water, a chan nel of 3 1-2 feet to Dixon's Shoal, a point 20 miles from the mouth of the liver. Two more, dams witli locks giving the same lift would secure the same depth to Tuscuinbia, a distance CO miles from tli; mouth. The dam should he built of riprap and giavel with an impermeable row of sheet piling reaching tho hard clay bottom. It is estimated that a lock and dam of the required dimensions would cost as follows: Lock, 275 by 50 by 25 feet, complete ' SI 18,000 Dam, 800 feet long - - - 33,f)00 Protection and guide pier - 10,000 Shore protection - - - - 8,500 Land and kcepot's house - 2,000 Engineering and contingen cies, 10 per cent - - - 20,000 ELSTON, GKORGE Drugs and Groceries, Express and Rail-lioad Agent. J. J. SIIRIKK. Watchmaker and Jeweler. Repairing Promptly Dono and Warranted. CKNTRliTOWN, COLE CO. MO. CIIUI1CH MEETINOS. Presbyterian, Third Sunday, llaplist, Fourth Sunday. Lutheran, Second Sunday. T. A. GRICENUP, Post Maxtor and Justice of the Peace. Piop'r Commercial Hotel. Dr. M. A. DUNLAR MURRAY & WEAVER, General Merchandise. A. A, CAMPI1KLL,. General Merchandise. D, L. HATIIIIORN, General Merchandise. GEOIiGK I'OPB, Prop'r Ilotri and Dealer in Fine Wlilskir?, Wines mid Cigars. J01IN F. Fl-KSSA, Miller and Dealer in Mil Stuff, MARION, COLK CO., MO "u"AGAirir& ELLiorrT" General Mcicliimdise and Country Produce Totol 8222,000 The effect on the navigation of the river of conslt noting the lock and dam would bo to give nu uninter rupted channel of 3.5 feet for the whole year, except when the river may be closed by ice, from its mouth to Dixon's Shoal, a distance of 20 miles. With three such locks and dams navigation could be earned with the same depth to Tiiscumlir.i, a distance of CO miles from the motttu. 1 Ins method would coil about 811,000 per mile. For rafting ties or logs at low water, wncn me rani coiihi noi nc run over the dams, other methods than those now employed would be necessary : logs and ties il would be necessary to trnw-porl on barges, ai is done on inc .Missouri, and as many of tho ties which now come down ate transferred from rafts to banjos at Osago CUy, this would be no incon venienco except to change tho point of transfer. Tho depth of 3.5 feet gA-cn by thi- method for navigation in the Osage more than to at present afforded by the Missouri at low water, fo'whieli it is tributary) but aa it Is piobal that this depth will be obtained in the Missouri at some future time, il Is proper' that this depth should bi' taken as a standard, in any event thcro is an outlet for the commerce of the Osage nl Oi,age City, where tl o Mls30tiri Pacific railway crosses thi rier. Very respectfully, your obed' lent servant, A. 31. MlI.LEU, Major, Corp3 of Engineers The Chief of.Eiigineers, U. S. Army. F, W, ROER Insurance Agency . 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