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WBSTWAltB. No l,Day Kvprcss... Arrives liOC p.m. Leaves 1 : 20j . tu . No. 3, Through Express. Arrive 12;- 38 a. m. Leaves 12:2S n.ir. No. B, Local Passenger. Arrive l'i&ij p. m. Leave 12: 1.1 p.m. No. 0, Texas Express Airives 2:10 h.iii. Leave 2 ;1 1) a. iv. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves 9."..1 a. in. rjA8TVAUt. No. 2, Pay Express.... Arrlvcs2il0 p.m. Leaves 2:5." p.m. No. 4, Through Express. Arrives 2:10 a. in. Leaves 2:10 a. in. No. 0, Local Passenger. An Ives 1:20 Leaves 1 :10 p. in. Freight, carries passenger?. Leaves -1 :10 J i. in. vooal passenger trains f ainl'C run be tween St. Louis and Kansas City. Three sections of night train east. Texas ex- rcss, No. 0,'has through chnlr car cxltifcton hranch. , Froo icellulng chair cars on all through trains. l.KIIANON 11UANC1I. Trains lenvu Jefferson City at (i:Ma. m., an lvlng at Aurora 9: III) a. m. ltctnrnlnir. vlll leave Aim.i.i nt 11. -3 p. in., arriviii at Joffeifou City at 2:3 p. in. Jons J. Ciiuiicu.Agt. n Palais Uifiinq Csn U A-u-ir al8:t3i!llaIiijClislrCi U" . 0 MOST CniST Mf&Z&S mm 1 sr. LOUI3 P Kan city Jvll CHICAGO & ALTON'R V '1LROAD. Omnibus tdvos Joffersm illy, 7:30 n. m. overv ilay orient bundiy, con necting with tho train leaving Cedtir Uliy aiSa. in. ami which makes piompt coanecllon at Mexico with all trains going east, went or norih. Jonathan GitmsiiAw, Ticket Agent 1 ? 1 rm if TO ALL POINTS IN TEXAS, MEXICO & CAM FOR NO A. Through Trains Carry PULLMAN SLEEPERS IJHTWKKN Jefferson City & Sedalia AND TEXAS POINTS. Oi:o. A. Ki;iiv, ) II. C. (Jucss, I iK'ccivns. J. J. ITtHY, J. WALDO, Gun. lllit. (Jen Tf.ili.c ,il(;r 0 ASTON MKSLIKH, 1 Ccu'l IMssi'iiger .'c Tk'ki l Agii.it, SEDALIA, MO. - C. M. EDWARDS, Prepared to Uo nil Kiiul of PLASTERS iM Q I at tho lowest possible prices. Well ami Cisterns pl.islcied. All work guar anteed to give cntiro satisfaction . 2 1 2 Broadway, .k-aciou City, .Mo . rvTjmnr.in , JJIiillUlistcclTacklsQlBcl; HALF THE COSi' of lifislinj mied lostoreVKf j'i'r.lj i:clicrs,frrii -r, iiiAcirmliti'l L.iil.lctrf, c ik.iirurit'rw ml otl.r. Admitted tti lis tin an nt fill iiUirute:iritU aver iiimU' in Ui-Ut ItlocLf. Kreljclil urcimil, Wnloturmt alofue. FULTON IRON k ENGINE WKS., EituU.lfS?. 10 Brush St., Detroit, Mich STOVES NEVER FAIL. Lara tho best valuo for iey over offered, and m&ya Boon so rflRnraeq HE PAST BO YfcARS. workers, economical In i of fuol, ulwayo rollablo. , want a perfect Stovo i ACORN. A MILLION Hi USE. BOLD BY YER, Jefferson City, Mo Dr. M. M. RITTER, THE GERMAN o10PTICIANI lias opened an office for a limited tlmo only, at The MADISON HOUSE whero ho can bo consulted free of charge In regard to all Defects of Vision. Dr. Hitler corrects tho tar MOST DIFFICULT CASKS of Far, Near and Old Sight, simple compound and mixed astigmatism, muscular weakness, double s'ght, cross ight, etc. A-rtilicial Kyes Which move and look liko the natural rjo, inserted without pat.i. Rest of rcfcrcncck-can bo acetyl tita oill.'c. Olllce liours from 1) n m. to fl p. m. Consultation free. The doctor can be consulted in German, English, French and Ilollaendish. s. w. cox REAL ESTATE A6ENGY, OFFICE OVER EXCHANGE BANK. Thy foHowin,t Real Estalo for Salo. jrrs. flrli.irn's new threc-storr luicU Imlld. tug, north tldo of lllgli. Hniuc of (1. M. Mam. on Miller, betwetn Moiiniu mid Adainn, l'rlcs, l,'2j). ICellcrlnjr's now sli-roon: divrllln?. fltu nlo jiorth nide of IIIrIi. he twecu Lafjyr tto nuil Cliciry. Price, f3.ri00. I.o1 Xos. Mi. flTfl, flin, on wutli side of Dunklin, l'Hic, S?:i'W eaoli lot. l'lvo lots, froiitlui; Sportsnun par!., on MtC.-.ily, ol feet by tin lect to 'JO-lout sdii'T. Mm. lli'lonn Tllluian'a brick bonn on Ilrocdway, between jfnlu and railroad. J'licc, Clmlcn Mi'dcnni'sn' now biltl; nMrnco on High, bqtween Lafayette and Cherry, l'llcc. $4,2iw. ' Mr, JTiifilc'n thrcc-storv brick dwelling on wc3t bide Mudlsoii. near DunUIn. 1'ilce, Mr. ItoctV two-stnry bile'; dwelling on eft 'Ida MiiOlHoincar Klia. I'nco, l.S00. Tim old Hogers nutiMon on V.'nler, near the purk house. For tc run cmiulrf. 1 1m new two-story brick vchldcnce of E. FineLilr on south Muo ol c(;art.v, between JcilVibon and Wnbhlrglon. J'licc J,UijO. Frunk 1). Mlller'n new In Irk residence on loulli side ol McCarty, bclwcui Jcllersoo mid Washlnylou. Kcsldciw'o of ficn. .1. L. ynillb. ttvo.itory brick, tino orclnird, Inrjnrd and rarden, 121-2 acres ciomid j one-half mile Irom city l'llCD, tfi,.'lW, 'i'ho Tlclionor residonco on Main, near Jackson. Trice, V'J,2.'i, Widlfr'H lols on Main, holwccn Monroo ninl Album. For price enquire. Ill-lots Xoi. Ml, firci pabt-!i.iir. WW and 507 on High, between Marshall and l.af.ij cttej leo, lot JS'o. WlA on JKCiity. Siih-dltUloiM 3, (1. T, 8, f), II, K, 111, 17 and li of In-IoU Nos. (.'in, Ml, ii:ij, mi.iixi. (MJ, 1 1 mill hi; il'J-!) on l.alavctti', bv l-'i 1 1-2 deep; lllnv, sub-dlvlrliiUS 1.2 .'I, 1. 111. 11, Uaild lj of Ill-lulu Jfna. IIW, 111, H2. :, li." an.l IM j lots j, 2, a and 4, fioiitliiR lu f.a't mi Mi Cnny by J;.f Inches dcc.i: Iota b. II. 12 and LI, fioulins 4U feet on Miller by M Inclics. Cut-lots 17, 2 i and 21. For tonus cmiulrs i Midi lot contains S acres. fliimucl Iluil'in.ialcr faun, Callaway coun t ; 120 acres. HMM per aero. if. P. I.ackhart's farm, Callaway county j '0 acres. ?13 per aero. Tlwiuas F.irmor'a farm, Callaway county j SSOncrsi. ?1S per acre. It. W. Fariucr'ii farm, C.illaway county; K) acres, f J'J per aero. H. W. Fanner's farm, Callaway county; 172 acres. ?15 per acre. It, II. Farmer's farm, Callaway county; 120 acres, in per aero. IV. K. Harris ' (arm, Cillavrav county i len acres. fi7.00. llanuneii farm, two and one-half uilln cast of Jellcrson City; 1UI sir.'o,jmt acjes In riilllvatlou; good bidliilngi, orchard and fence; well mniillcil utth 'Aatcr, l'rlce, to.ooo- lira f? p. 8 TheW.&W.Cll HAS TAKEN FIRST PREMIUM at EVEny STATE and COUNTY FAIR AT WHICH IT HAS BEEN EXHIBITED. AT THE, yKIVER5ELLE, PARIS, 1359, Ti) niglwat Pojstblo Premlam, TO ONLY GRAND PRIZE FOR SEWING MACHINES, WAS AWARDECf TO WHEELER & ELSOli MFG. CO. , AND THE - 4eR6SS 0F TME LEQIOH OF HONOR, WAS CONFERRED UPON NATHANIEL. WHEELER, The President of the Company, WILSON & MOORE, Agunts, Jefferson City, Mo. -THE STATE REPUBLICAN- JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. PUBLISHED EVEHY THURSDAY EVENING. F. O. Fulkerson, Business Mnungcr. SUBSCRIPTION, $1, A YEAR -IN- B-AJMIFXJI COPIES Entered nt the Voitojfice nt Jejjcrson City, Mo., nd fiii(! clnm matter. New WcrlcivJati. 7, 18W.J Tlmrstlny, Augu&t 11, 1800. ANNOUNCEW1ENTS- KOK llllPHKSHNTATIVi:. , , U ,1, W (.111.111. (f.UIl IU , 1 11 1 1 1.1 II II i.U 1 J.IIIIUI Cnffelt ns .1 oaiidldixtn for rcprucutntlvo oi uoio cnnniy, snuject to tno rcpituu can noiiiliKitlnj; convention. ritoiiATi: jutnii:. Wo .no autliorlzcd to announce .T, Nj Stoliilngcr, sr., ns n candldnto tor jndgo of lliii probate court of Colo county. sub ject to the decision of the republican, nominating convention. i Mr. 11. F. Sncathon of llarkcrs villo, .iyas in the city this wcclc. Send in your orders for picnic and barbectio lintid bills. A largo stock of new goods Just opened nt the Red Store. Ladies' misses' and children's hose sold at half their value at tho Red Store. I'loscciitliifs Attorney L. N. Mus ser and Ciictiit Clerk W. I. From.in of Miller counly, were in attendance at tlic congressional convention. Mr. W. S. Hastings, one of the prominent citizens of Clark, township, was in tho city to-day and gave our olllco a i'c.i3 nit call. Children's lints worth 7uc and SI, are being sold at M. Goldman's for 2.'ic. Rend in your ub-i-rlidlon nt once for Tin: Itnt'uiii.iCAN. Only one dollar per year in auvancc. Our S3 men's sulti", elofjant new p.tt crns and dnraldii. Tticy iunt bo seen to bo npprcelntcd. JI. (JOI.IMl.VX. Send us j oin orders for job printing If you w.iut nent and clean unite nt low IlL'ines. Cull ami sec snmidcj mid as- certalu prices, Headquarter." for (1. A. It. sul!i, also Sons of VetcraiH, at JI. GOLDMAN'S. A line line of l.ulirs and misses' hand and ir.aehiue-scwcd Summer shoes at I5iij;ht'a. Warden .Morrison would bo pleas ing" the citizens of the groat State of MlsBOtiii if lie would give a little at tention to tho weeds around the cap itol grounds and Main street in this city. Wo think ho can find a few lame convicts that he could put on this woik, without reading very far into the statutes of Mo, S. Goldman will make cabinet size I holographs for the next U0 days for Sl.fiO a dozen. Now h the lime lo subscribe for Tub Statu I'urnti.tCAN-. if not con venient to call, hand your order to your postmaster. Wo have outvied Into tin) lljiht for Spring 'I'liido curly. Wis arc bound to win, if a lurjic stock, new patterns, good material una low pi ice can no it. JI. GOLDMAN'. Fanners nnd mechanics, before buying your -shoos call at Hriglil's and examine John Mcir'i celebrated shoes. These are honest goods, fully warranted both for quality and wear, l'oitmaslcrs aro authorized to re ceive subscription for this paper. Wo allow them the usual newspaper commission. Another hnmeii'c flock of clotldin; has been added to tholiousoof M . Goldman. It will surprise you to sec such stocks of gooiH In the slori. Ladies' black slippers only "." clr, at the Red Store. Sou there. Sold elsewhere at lo 81 M. Our etook of Children',. Uoyr, Youths' ami Men's clothlm; Is larger Ihan evor bcfi re. Our flock of Gents' fin-nulling f.oo lit mil Ruts and Caps l Immense. Rntlrc new stock, tho lnlcst styles ami tho lowest prlcoi. You will do well to cull on us. JI. GOLDJUN. Straw lats for men, boy?,. girls and children in great variety nt prices far below any ever offered in tiiis cily, at tho Red Store. Times am hard, money Is scarce; lt3 to our Intel e-t to economize. You can do it by buying of us. We can, and will save you money. M. OOLDMAX. Nice full linen towels only 10 cents at tho Rid Store. Tho coi grcssl mal ccnicntioi of tho Klcrcnth cciigrfssional district met in llih city on the 13th Inst., and nominated John ' L. Knvlu of Callaway county, for corgreis, against Mr. Illuiul. Tho convention was called to order by AV. J. Powell, chairman of tho congressional com mlltcc, end J. Conratli qf this cily. named as thu temporary chairman, and W. P. Freeman of Miller coun ly, secretary, Wc will givo ful pioceedlugs in our next issue, Send In your job work to this of fice v Tho railroads lmvo taken tho whole country to the cast. Call and eco the new goods at tho Red Store. John N. Steinlngcr will make a good probate judge. Call and examine the stock of in fant's shoos at Urighl's before buying elsewhere. Fulton fair opened on the li'tli and will close on tho lCth this week, A vnlco assortment of road carts and wagons can bo seen at F. A. Owights, 702 West atto Tho straws point to the nomination of Dr. Enloo fcr tho legislature, and W. W. Wagner for collector. Tho state cor.vontion on lliu 2Sth Inst., promises to bo one of the larg est held in years. A basket picnic will lie given at tho Union store near Ilrazito, next Saturday. The finest rain of tliis'se.ison hailed the meeting of tho congressional con vention. Tho stale commissioner advertises for 15,000 bushels of bituminous coal. Ilring In your subscription. Help along tho good work of spreading re publican gospel throughout the coun try. Chauncey I. Filloy has been filling some appointments in the Fourteenth congressional district. He is doing good work. The circus was not one of tho greatest on earth, but for llie small boy it was largo enough for all pur poses. The Mason had considerable trouble making her las' trip. The laclc of rain is shown in the low stage Of the river. Tim delegates to the congressional convention were a fine appearing and determined looking body of the staunchest of Missouri'? citizeiH. Wc insist th.it this Is a bad year for democrats. The farmers aro with us. The laboring man is with us, and a solid republican parly is with us. A picnic at Wardsville on the 20lh W advertised, and all candidates and others in search of ayood time aro cordially invited. Tho subuibcn place, cast of the city, was sold Tuesday by tho execu tor, Judge Joseph Stamplll, to Mr, Henry Strodkoctlor for 82,000. Gov. Friueis is going to New York to consult an car specialist, If it will enable him to hear theory of the tax-payers on Main street for street improvements, the specialist will have our thanks, j Some valuiblo improvements are ' being made nt tho waterworks under j tho supervision of F. II, Hinder, ' president of the eompanyr i Jefferson City is becoming a nianu- fnctming point. It can kIiow up more manufacturing establishments t'mn any city of it3 stza in the ulale. i Jefferson Cily is the city of con-1 volitions this year. Two senatorial, two congressional and two state eon- j volitions'. Every party is beginning to rojognizj Jifl'ers:n City a? the proper place lo hold largo gatlietings Messrs. Powell, editor of the Uolhi New Ida, and Robert Robyn of the Hermann Savings bank, was in llie c'ty this week attending tho congrcs s'otial convention, asslst'nj in putting out a candidate to succeed Mr. B'.r. d. Thoro should be some means pro vided for taking caro of horses that are brought to the city and kept tied lo a post for from ten to twenty hours without water or food. If tlio owner of a horse cannot givji It better attention and more mercy, Si should be taken care of by somebody. At tho meeting or the city council, held on Monday last, all the bids for the improvement of !Ii''h street were considered anl rejected, owing to tho fact that t'icy were all above llie engineer's estimates. The bids for building bridges for McCarty and Rolivar streets wcro also rejected for tho same rca;oii. Tl.c state centra! committee of tho union labor paity met in this cily on tho 11th lust., andcalled a conven tion lo inmliH.lo a full ttato ticket, to m;ct at Jefferson City, Mo., on the 25th of August. Tho committee is composed of W. II. Garland, Chas. Xolan, E. L. lliidges, C. Laugston, John Ghidhill, E. Cliftoii and Phil C. Coghlln. The basis of rcprsscnta tlvo wa3 fixed at five delegates for each congressional district, .am) one delegate fer cacli ward amlr'citmnty "hat c3l 100 votes for A. J. Strcetcr In 1833. This will in akc. 25.1 dele- l, gates, Opinions of Several People Amounting to About the Same- 1). I. Ilolcomb, dealer In China' ware, of 111 West Second street; Have dono my booking and reading for years after night, always ex perienced a fatigued and tired feeling of my eyes after using thorn, have tried any amount, of glasses without benefit. Was lilted by Dr. Itlttci witli glasses which, after a thorough test, have proved very beneficial to my eyes can now, witli their aid, read or write by any light for any length of tlmo Willi great ease ant' comfort. Sedalia Democrat. D. I. Hoi.comis. miss ousta aoi.D3Ti:is Is engaged as typewriter and sten ographer at Hothwcll & Jayncs'. For years have been troubled with imper fect sight and suffered with severe headache especially after close work. Had my eyes examined by Dr. Ritlcr and am now constantly wearing glas scs. Since then my sight has im proved wonderfully and have not bad a spell of headache since. The change in my sight is so great and the iir. provement is so wonderful that I am under obligations to Dr. Ritter. GrsrA Goi.ustux, Mils. A. TIIUUMAN. My daughter, Minnie, 11 years of ago, lias always In-ou much troubled with defective sight, has also com plained much of headache. Had her eyes examined by Dr. Ritter and stale now iith much appreciation that glasses which were prescribed for her by the doctor are helping her eyes moH wondei fully. She is now enabled lo sec at any distance and read the smallest print also; hei head feels much improved. Mll. A. TfUSIIAM. Dr. Ritter can now for a short lime only, be consulted, free of charge, at the Madison hoiHc in this city. The state senatorial convention will meet in this cily on the 2!)th inst. Tho republican slalo convention , will be held in this city on the 23th inst. t Mr. P. J. Davidson, the popular t West Aurora merchant, is. in the cily ( as delegate to the congressional con i rcnliun. I Mis. II. T. Holmes returned this week from a tour to llie Pacific coast of several weeks. W. ll.tPiiuimer, A. A. Mahanand several others attended llie farmers and laborers union at Scdali.-i this week. Hon. J. L. Erwin of Callaway, passed through the city this week to attend the farmers and laborers union at Sedalia. Dr. Ritter, optician, is located at. the Madison house, this city. The doctor is not an entire sti anger in our city, as there are some persons residing hero who ho attended in Se dalia that speak in the highct leiun of his woik. lie also comes highly recommended by physicians and per sons of our neighboring cities. Read his advertisement in this paper. The Plinth National Encamp ment of the Sons of Vet erans Will be i-Ielcl at St Joseph, Mo-, August 25-30- Advices received iodic lie that thousands from every portion of the slate will attend. The attractions consist of a parade of cavalry, artil lery, infantiy and secret societies, in which nearly sixty bands and drum corps will take part. United Slates troops and bands and state malitiu from different points will take part and be in line. A notable feature will be a com petilivo ill ill by ilectrio light, for a prizo of 81,000, besides flambeau displays, naval battle on Lako Con trary, balls, banquets, etc. The railroads have all made a rate of one fare for tho round trip. On the Eve of Departure- It is a rare tiling to hear of n stranger accomplishing ns much .as Dr. M. M. Ritlcr lias in the thus he has been In Sedalii. His testimo nials are numerous and from all classes, embracing tho medical pro fession, tho merchant, the laboring class, nil tiro of tho most llattcring l.lml Tim rennrter of tills naner can testify personally, having heard his patients state uiai it was suupiy wonderful the effect of his treatment nf tlm fuh n. morn successful. Intel. Ilgent and perfect gciitlcuWtwohavo never met in ms pvoieinon. in m dcpartuio the citizens of Sedalia-will fni.l 1bn lna. and should IlC I'CtUI'Il at any tlmo in the futuro ho will receive a cordial wcicomo irom an Doiuuiima, Sedalia Republican, Dr. Ritter 'pan MOW. bp consulted in Ibis city n't, his' olleo in the M.ad.ison b.ous.e CQiuUtlon lrc, Public School Finances Olllclal abstract of tho receipts and ex penditures of Jefferson City school dis trict for the school year ending July 7, 1800; Tf.ACIlKlts' I'L-NII. July 3, 18S9, balance.. 910 SJ deceived from state and county fundi.. :I,I2 2:1 Hccclvcd from tuition 127 i"0 Itocolved from II. J. Dullc,collcetor.... I.0S2 St 67,075 .10 i , Amount expended, teacher's falailcs 7,181 23 duly 7, balance on baud $101 11 ISCllllINTAI, FUND, fuly 5, 1SSU, balance. 07 71 Vinoiiut received from II. .1. Dulle, collector -itVli 31-2,11)0 28 Amount expended for loci leiitnl 2,130 2(1 July 7, l'D, balance on hand ;JI 02 iN-rmtnsT fi'Nii. July 5,lS:i, balance C31 U'J Amount received from It. J. 1 Julio , collector l.l'.m -I"? 2,151 17 Amount Interest coupon' and expieas, :jjc l,32!l 35 July 7, isno, balance cm hand S2l 82 SINKIMI i u.mi. Ismi and 1MI0, ain't iccelvcd from II. J, Dulle, collector 1 17 lloiuls icilccmcil liijil July 7, WM, balance on ham!. S?l 17 imcrni I.ATIUN, lir.CI.tlT3 ash uai. a.vi:s. 11 il.tneo July .".rs-di, teacher-" fluid 10 2 I'.al.inco July 3, licidcutalfiind.... 07 71 U.ilanee.luly 3, 1 !!, iiileie-t fund I'm li'l Ain't lec'd. public fund" ;:, -.v. Ain't ree'd, tuition. 127 30 Ain't ree'd, II. J. Dulle, collector... SUnI HO 1,270 US i: i'i:x in i fin:-. Tfiicher-' 7,M 23 Incidental 2,l.Vi 23 Interest 1 ,:!2:i :'.3 ItoniK lcdeeincd.. nilO IKJ U,5iiH si July 7, 1SH0, balance on hand. $1,1:11 12 riiLfr.vr inki.ii ri:tNis. Ilondcd debt, 3 per cent. In terest 25,0U0 Cll I5onded debt, ii pir cent. In-tcic-t 700 00 Total bonded debt 2.',70U 00 ltalo of luxation for all school purpo-et, 51 Ipereeut. on tho $1110 valuation. Wo, S. W. Cox, president, and' A. M. Ilnugli, secretary, of the Jefferson City boaid of education, do hereby certify Unit tlio foregoing abstract lj a correct st.itcnunt of thoieccipls and expendi tures and bonded Indebtedness of the Jeffcr.-on City school district for tho -chool year ending July, lb!H). Wllne-. our linud-i attested by tho seal of said dNtriot thl 12th day of August, 1S)0. A. M. Hun. ii, S. W. Cox, .Secretary. President. Mr. (ienrgo V. lluructt of Burling ton, and Miss Lena Smith of Ash land, were married in this city Tucs- d.iy, by Judge I!. R. Salter. Missouri is a great state, but it will not boom until it goes republican, and that will be this year. Mrs. Kate Knclsley and Mrs. John D. Russell, sisters of Mrs. C."I''. Schmidt, arrived in tho city last eve ning on a visit. Mrs. Russell will leave for Aspen in a few days to join Mr. Russell, who is about to start the publication of a new daily paper in that live cily. Sirs. Kucislcy will iciiiain with her brother in this city for an indefinite period. Dcnyer Mining Kxchango. Ask Your Family Physician If you want to .consult Dr. Ritter, tho optician, at the Madison house, and have doubts whether he will treat you right, ask your family physician to accompany you when consulting Dr. Ritter. WANTED A good cook, washer and ironer. Good wages to right person. Must be under 20 years of age. "11" St. I.oi'ii News Co. It is strange indeed that the gentlemen elected to care for and pro mote the interests of the city should be to forgetful of tho very essential elements that go to make up good and faithful guardians of public welfare. We suggested the extension of the limits of llie city in April last, three months before the census enumera tion begin, but tho suggestion fell by tho way side and was trampled to death under aldcrmanic feet. They will now realize tlio lasting injury they havo inllictcd upon a trusting municipality, Tlio patience of a mighty Job and tho eloquence of a Demostbcnsc arc unequal combatants of men who refuse to lend a listening car to the yoico of tho people., Mr. John Weaver Uas just finished his liny liavvc.llug. Ho has 15 stacks of lino hay. Mr. John Pope and wlfo of California City, woru lu out city tho latter part of last week CORRESPONDENCE. SCRUGGS, f Poor democrats almost taxed to death. Mr. Geo. Wyatt will movo back to Uis homo here soou which Uo vacated about a year ago. SIlss Arvlllo Ogdon, after a short but pleasant visit with friends hero, returned home Sunday. .Mrs. Crcaslo Stout Is visiting In the neighborhood at present. Miss Molllo Leach of Klston, has been employed to teach the ensuing term of chool at harmony. Miss Lou Scruggs has been sick for icvoral days, aud sorry to add, Is not much better. Mr. James Coffclt,who Is spending tho summer with his brother, Is visiting at .Scotts.J Wo learn from madam rumor there Is another nodding to occur soon near our burg. Mr. (!. Myers of Jeff City, visited Mr. Kolbly's folks last Sunday. Ml Mahala Oaun returned lion c from Jeffcron City last week. gMrs. Kelbly,we are sorry to learn, ha 3 bo3ii 111 for several weeks. Mr. Jacob I'etters got his arm badly hurt hut neck uhlle laying tho founda tion for .Mr. Italu's house. Mr. Joe Itroudall shipped a car load of wood from this place Monday. Mr. A. I'otor Is spending a few days with friends cast of town. .Mrs. Uolcc of near Jeff City, visited at Mr. Kclbl's .Sunday last. Miss Ida Plummer was slionniiie: In Scruggs Ian Thursday. KLSTON" ITEMS. Prof. J. V. Ciuliii, plluclp-d of Otlcr vlllo lodge, came downTliiirday. Tho Prof, is canvassing in the Inteiest of tlio college, and will recommend fovernl new pupils from this vicinity. We do nut hesitate to recommend tho college to all who wish to scud their sons and daughters to a tlist-class Institute of learning. Mi's Salllo Routson;; U spending a week w Ith her s.chool mates and friends In Ottorvlllc. It is said that the farmers alliance Is nil unknown quantity. The democratic county ticket Is minus farmers. Woru there any farmers as delegates, or did they suriendcr to the city. The county court made a trip to tho county farm last week. Wo presume (hey found tho farm aud the condition of tho poor lu good shape through the elllc lent and excellent management of Su pcrluleudcut Kaufman. Will I,, llotits.ong aud Mordcelah McKlnnoy will return to attend another years' term of Ottcrvlllc college Scptem-' borl. s' y Mr. Wilson Steely of Jeff Cltyf was lu Klston Sunday. McthodUt quartcily iijwothig was held luKlstou, Itev. (1. y: (iyuuproai on Sabbath. i preached Cheap Excursions South. For tho purpose of affording op portunity for investigating the un rivaled advantages offered horae- scckcrs and investors by tlio States of Missouri, Arkansas, Florida, Louisana and other states south and southeast. The Memphis route Kan sas City, Fort Scott and Memphis R. R. lias arranged for a series of half rate excursions to prominent points in tiioso states. Tickets for these excursions will be on sale at the company's coupon offices west of and including Springfield, and at Kansas City, on September 0 and 2;!, and October 1 1. For FLORIDA the following spec ial arrangements will bo made: Round trip tickets to prominent Florida points will be sold on Sep tember !, 22 and 20, October 7, P.I and 2H, November 10 and 21, and Dccemncr 2. On these dates tho Memphis route will also sell to those gcing to Florida to remain, one-way tickets lo points in Ihal state at 'the rale of one and one-half cents per mile. AH round trip tickets will bo ood thirty days for return and both round trip and one-way tickets will be good for passage on any of these company's passenger trains leaving Kansas Cily on dates above named. The company's coupon offices in Kansas Cily arc nt 502 Main St., 1012 LTnion Ave , Union Depot and nt General Olllco building, northwest corner 0th and lkoadway. For maps, time table, folders and all desired information, address J. K. Lockwood, Gcn'l Pass. & Ticket Age., Kansas City, Mo. Henry ICaiitsch.tho Strlngtown black smith, will bo tho unanimous choice ol tho republicans of Marlon township for judgo of tho Western district, and If nominated will bo elected by n handsome majority. Ho U n working man anil hoiiet nod well qualified for the posl tlou. Let us have Henry lor judge In place of Taylor. For representative of Cole county, V S. Hustings or J. J. Sommcrs. Kepub llcan farmer delegates will not make it ticket entirely from tho city. Klston Is ono placo wliero raoss grows ou old trees aud fanner,-uoiotis do uot tlaurleu. m EZ3