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WESTWAM). No l,Day Expros.s... Arrives 1 :0C p.m. Leaves 1 :20p.m. No. 3, Through Express. Arrives 12:- 28 a. m. Leaves 12 :2S a.m. No. 5, Local Passenger. Arrives 12;I!.i p. in. Leaves 12: 15 p.m. No. 9, Texas Express Arrives 2:10 a. m. Leaves 2:10 a. in. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves 0:23 a.m. ' KASTWAM). No. 2 ,Pay Express .... Arrives 2M0 p.m . k Leaves 2:55 p.m. xprcss. Arrives 2:10 a.m. " - Leaves 2:10 a. m. No. 0, Local Passenger. Arilvcs 1:20 Leaves 1 :40 p. m. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves 1 :10 ti.m. iOcal passenger trains 5 and 0 fun be tween St. Louis ami Kansas City.' Tlirco sections ot night train east. Texas cx- ress, No. 0, has through chair cm via. cxlngton branch. Free reclining chair -cars on all through trains'. . I.KIIANON imANCII. Trains leave Jefferson City at 0:30 a. m., arriving at Aurora 0:30 a. in. Ttetnrnlne, will leave Auio.a lit "11 ?3 p. in., arriving nt Jeftciion City at 2:3 p. m. John J. Cnunoii.Agt. v Palace Dlnlnq Cara U .fivyV I Palace ncellnlnn Ciisir Car &'f I MFDCranWaceSiHpinjtartivj trntinjtTieji I yw'ffvjip' f ium tM-wmciTV. i "v-vVf f li ..VArawa j $m 1 tki nil Sii&y' I ST. louio lhm& . Dr. M. M. RITTER, THIS GERMAN OPTICIANio -THE STATE REPUBLICAN- lias opened an ofllco for a limited time only, al The; M ADIS ON HOUSE whcro'Ho can be consulted frco of charge in regard to nil Defects of Vision. Dr. Kilter corrects the r- MOST DIFFICULT CASKS of Far, Near and Old Sight, simple compound and mixed astigmatism, muscular weakness, double sight, cro33 sight, etc. Artificial Eyes Which more nii'l loot' like the natural rc, Inserted nilhout pain. Heat of references can bo scon at his olllce. Olllco hours from;!) a. 141. to ' p. m. Consultation free, t-Tlio doctor can be consulted in German, English, Ficnch and Hollacudish. "s7w7cox ML ESTATE AGENCY, OFFICE OYER EXCHANGE BANK. V 1 3 CHICAGO & ALTOXlt Ut.ROAD. Omnibus leaves Jeffoisou wily, 7:30 a.m. every ilny except Sunday, eon- 1 ncetlng with the train leaving Coder City at8a. 111. anil which makes prompt connection at Mexico with all trains ' going cast, west or north. Jonathan Guimsha-w, Ticket Agent TO ALL POINTS IN TEXAS, CALIFORNIA. Through Trains Curry PULLMAN SLEEPERS ' HKTWHBN Jefferson City & Sedalia AND , TEXAS POiMTS. Gr.o. A. Ei:uv, ) II. C. Cnoss, J Roceiveis. J. J. FJIEV, J. WALDO, Cicn. Mit. licit Traili c Mj-r, GASTON JI lilt, Uen'l Pasirnt'cr ,t TlcU-t Atfcat, . SEDALIA, MO. C. M. EDWARDS, Prepared to do nil kinds 01 PLASTERING! at llio lowest pofslblc prices. Wells and Cisterns plastered. All work guar anteed to glvo entire satisfaction . E5i 2 1 2 Broadway, Jeffcison City, Mo . . UMlWllstoolTaokloUlocl. HALF T1IK COSf of liiiNtlm. avert to storeleeiirni, buli'In'i", f .irm eif. miu'hinluli-, ljiillU'i-it, lonlr.ifUrrf and other. Admitted lu lu Uic Krriii ent Improvements ever m.i'lo In luetic uiock.' r rciitm printj. ivruo ior uai nlojae. FULTON IRON It ENGINE WKS., ElUMS-K. 10 Brush St., OaJroit, Mich A. ACORN STOVES NEVER FAIL, Tbo following Retil Estato for Salo. , Mrs. Selmrp's new three-story bilck build Ins, mirth Mile of High. House of (I. M. Mam. on Miller, between Jionioo nml Adams. Price, $1,330. Knitting's new slx-room dlvelllng, iltu. nil' north Mdc or HIkIi. In-twccn Lafayette ml Cherry, l'rlce, fi..'.fW. Lot j Xos. V. ma, on, on coulheldc of Uuukllu. l'rieo, .'W0 cnrii loU Vlvn 1..IC r..r...lt C . ileCnrty, M feet by V.n tuot to 20-fuut alley. JIr. llilcnu Tllhn.m's brick boime on Ilronihvny, between Jfiiln and railroad, l'lkc, f i,auo. Charles JleOcnnem' new brick residence on High, between Lalayctte and Cherry. I'llec. ?4,20O. Ir. Naglc's thrcc-stnry brick dwelling on wrtl side MaUlton, near Duukliu. l'rlce, Mr. Kogprs' two-ntorv Inkk dwelling on cntt tide Madison, near Him. Price, Sl'KX), Tho old ItogerH niaiulon on AVntcr, near the purk hoiiic. Tor linns I'li'iulrc. Tlic new two-story brick residence of K. Sinclair on foulh tide of McCnrtv, between Jitlc'riioii nud WashliElon. l'rlce iifit). rrr.uk 1. Jllllcr's new brick residence on otilb Me ol JteCarty. between JellerBon and Washington. licsldcnco of Ocn.J. h. Smith, two-itory brltk. Hue orchard, Uneyard and garden, 12 l-'J acres ground ; ouc-!ialf mle from city I'llec, fs,50J. The Tlchfnor rcsldcnca on Main, near Ja'.-!:ion. l'rlce, 84,450. trailer's lots on Main, between Monro and Adama. I'or price cminlre. Ill-lots Xoi. MIS eakt-half. .MK! and 507 on High, between Marhliull and I.alaj ettcj Uo, lot Mo. .WJon McCarly. fub-dlvMons.'i, (i. 7, S, I), II, IS. 10. 17 and 1? of In-lnta Mo, nil), (ill. (I'U. OH, HIS, iSW, lriiii.lngKl-Dou l,alavelle.b His 1 1.2 deen: elHiMili-dlvlfluiirt 1,2 :i, 4, 10, II, 12 and 13 of lu-lota Nos. u;o. ::t, :i2. "A, and :n ; lots 1. 2, :i and 4. fronting lu fi i t on .McCarly by 11s-ii Inches deep: lots .10. II, 12 and III, ii'jnuug -iij icq! on .inner ny it'ii uicnca, Ont-lotH 17, 2.1 and 21. Tor terms enquire i nih lot coiilnlm a acres. Samuel lln ll'in istrr farm, C.-.llaw.i) coun ty; lu"0 acres. r')2.50 per acre. X. H. Lackhavl's farm, Callaway county j tO ac.-ei. $13 per aero. Thoni is Farmer's farm, Callaway county ; S20aaos. 11 per acre. It, W. Fanner's farm, Callaway county ; fcj aeroi. til icr aero. 1!. W. Fanner's farm, Callaway county; 172 acres. ? 13 per acre. It, II. Fanner's farm, Callaway county; 12u acres, til peracre. V,'. K. Harris larui, Callaway county: 1C0 acres, f 27.30. llnmmcn farm, two and one-half miles cast ol .leiVerson City; 100 nerei, 100 acres lu cullltallon; good builillugii, orchard and fenco; well supplied tilth Water, l'rko, to.ooo- The W. & W. I HAS TAKEN FIRST PREMIUM' AT CVERY STATE AND C6UNOT FAIR AT WHICH IT HAS BEEN EXHIBITED, AT the; Exposition; They are the bast .valuo for tho money ovor. offered, and have always been ap regarded FOR THE PAST 60 YEARS, rtiilnlr uinrknra. nnnnnmlnnl In the U80 of fuel, always reliable. I If you want a perfect stovo buy an ACORN. . OVER A MILLION IN USE. BOLD BY Un, 0. MA.YEU, JetfwQH CUy, Mo, -ilNIVER5ELLE, PARIS, 1559, Tho Higliest Vamhh Promittm, THD ONLY GRAND PRIZE FOR SEWING MACHINES, WA3 AWARDED TO WHEELER & W1LSQH MFG. CO. AUD THB-T- GR6SS 0F THEN LEQION OF HONOR, WA9 CONFERRED UPON NATHANIEL WHEELER, Tha President of the Company. WILSON & MOOltE, iouts, ' Jeforson City, Mo. JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. rUBLISHED EVEIIY TIIUH8DAY EVENING. F. G. Fulkeiison, Uusinc38 Mnnngcr. SUBSCRIPTION, $1. A YEAR, IN novnrtCd Entered at the rostnjjlce nt JcJScrson City, Mn., an ffcoml clans matter, Jfcw Bcrlcs.'Jan, 7, 1800. TLursdny, August 21, 1800. ANNOUNCEMENTS FOlt ltEl'ltESIJNTATlVE. Wc mo nutliorlxcd to nnuounco Daniel Coffclt as n uandldato for representative of Colo county, subject to tlio rcpntlt enn nominating convention. l'ltOIlATi; JUDOK. Wo nro authorized to nniiotince .1. N. Stciiilngcr, sr., as a candidate for judge of tho probate court of Colo county, sub ject to tho decision of llio republican nominating convention. Scml in your orders for picnic ami barbecue band bills. A largo stock of new goods just opened at tlic Red Store. Ladies' misses and children's hoso sold at balf their valuo at the Red Store. Children's lints worth 75c and 81, nro being sold al M. Goldmmi's for 2oc. Send in your subscription at nncc for llll! llEfUlll.IUAN. only year in advance ouo dollar per Our ?." men's suite, elegant new pat crin and durable Tlicy must be eccii to be appreciated. M. GOLDMAN. Heml us j oin orders for job printing If you want neat and clean uoik allow llguies. Cull and sec samples and as certain prices. Headquarters for G. A. It. sul's, also Sons of Veterans, at 31. GOLDMAN'S. A fine line of ladies' and misses' hand and machine-sewed Summer shoes atlliilit's. S. Goldman will make cabinet size r holographs for tlic next 30 days for -SLi'iO a dozen. Now is the time lo subscribe for Tub Statu Rkpuulican, if not con venient to call, hand your order to your postmaster. ' We have entered Into this light for Spring Trade rally. We are bouud to win, If a largo stock, new patterns, good material and low prices can do it. M. GOLDMAN. Farmers and mechanics, before buying your shoes call at llright's and cxamino John Meir's celebrated shoes. These arc honest goods, fully warranted both for quality and wear. l'ostmasters nro authorized to re ceive subscription for this paper. Wc allow them the usual newspaper commission. Another immense stock of clothing has been added to tlieliousoof M . Goldman. It will surprise you to sco such stocks of goods in thu store. Ladies' black slip,.crs only 75 cts. at the Red Stoic, -Soc them. Sold elsewhere at Sl.-J.'i lo $1.."0. Our stock of Children's, Hoys, Youths' and Men's clothing U larger than ever before. Our stock of Gents' furnishing good and Hats and Caps Is Immense. Kntlro new i-tock, the latest styles and tho lowest prices. You will do well to call on us. M. GOLDMAN. Straw lints for men, boys, girls and. children in great variety at prices far below any ever offered in this city, at the Red Store. Times arc hard, money Is scarce; It Is to our Interest to ccononil.o. You can do It by buying of us. We can, and will save you money. M.GOLDMAN. Nice full linen towels only 10 cents, at the Red Store, Diing in your subscription. Help along llio good work of spro uting re publican gospel throughout the conn try. A nice assortment of road carts and wagons can bp seep nt If. A. Diyighls, 7Q2 West slra Call and examine I ho slock of in fant's shoes at llright's be foro buying elsewhere. WANTED A good cook, washer and ironcr. Good wages to right person. JKut bu under '23 years of age. "B" St. Louis News Co. Call nud sec the new goods at the Red Sloro. Administrator's Notice- 'Nollco is hereby given. That letters of administration on tho pstiitp of Wm. u. sears, uecenecu, were grantcu to ttio undersigned on tho tfith day Uf August, 181)0, by the Probate coint of Cole-county, Missouri, All persons having claims against (flld o-tHtu mo required to exhibit them for allowance to tho administrator within one year after the dato of said letters, or they may bo precluded from any benefit ot Such estato; and If such claims bo not exhibited wilhlu two years from tho dato of this publication, tlioy shall bo forever barred. This 18lh duy of August, 1800, Q5CAUQ- HUHCII, Adralnlfltratgr. Dr. Rltter, optician, Madison house, Mr. Daniel Coffclt of Scruggs, was In the-city yesterday. Dr. Rltter pays special attention to defects of sight In students and chil dren. An excursion train will come to this city from St. Louis next Sun day. Mr. Henry Katttsch of Stringtown, is being spoken of as a probablo can didate for county court Judge in Hie Second district. Mr. F. A. Dwiht Is selling the Lightning hay press, which should be in every nclglibdrhood or on every farm in this country. . Gov. Francis lias offered a reward of $500 for each of the train robbers engaged in the robbing of tho ex press car at Oltcrvlllo'Sunday morn Ing. Alex Ilornbcck has been commis sioncd shcrjff of Cooper county by the governor, to fill llio vacancy caused by the death of Sheriff Cran mcr. - 3 ti- The dedication of itlid new Odd Fellows hall and picnic at llrazito Tuesday was largely attended and proved successful and satisfactory to nil. Sec in this issue "A Word of In dorscmcnt," bv Mrs. J . T. Givan of Hannibal, to Dr. Hitter. It is an ar tide that should be read by all in need of his services. Sudcn will make you finer cabinet sizn photographs for tiio money than anybody else in the city. Go to him nud get the best. If. Mr. Geo. G . Spurt", if nominated by tlic republicans, will be elected as sheriff of Cole county. He is a farm er, very popular throughout tlic county and strong in the city. Keep your money at home nml buy harness at tlic old and well-known house of Henry Schmidt, tins city His goods are Just as cheap and of better quality than you can get from eastern firms. Mr. Adam Routs.ong appears to be the leading candidate fpr the nomination for circuit clerk. He is one of the strongest men in tlic coun ty and is in every way capable of fit ling llio olllce should ha receive the nomination and election. Wc acknowledge receipt of ticket to the 2 Hli Moniteau county fair, at California, on September 10 to 10. This promises lo be one of the best fairs for many years, and uc liope the people of thi3 county will give it a liberal patronage. Wo are in receipt of the August 'number of "The Cosmopolitan. " II is oncof tho leading and most highly illustrated nnd instructive magazines of tlic day, nnd isT well worthy of a favoiitc place in every household. F.or sample copies, etc., address 'The Cosmopolitan," New Yoik, or ask your news denier for it. Sec a sample copy for August, It is rich. Republican County Convention- The f. Mowing arc the delegates to the republican county convention which will meet in this city on tlic Gth of September to nominate a county ticket. Jefferson township: Dr. C. A. Thompson, F. M. G. Urown, Wm. Uaucr, M. M. Dough erty, Henry Wagner, Frank Henry, Andrew Grnliam, F. P. Dallmcycr, Charles Elliot, Herman Tanner, Jos. Railton, .1. W. Scliulte, John 1". Raithcl, Joseph Kolkmeycr, J. E. Murphy, and for Sehotts, Henry Hollralii. Mai ion township, Centrctown Jo- siah Strcit nnd T. A. Greenup, Marlon Henry Unushaussn and Fred Raithcl. Elston Z. T. S.tedy. ' Clark township I). C. Iorlluct, Q. A. Arnhoid and Vtei Vpg?l. Morcau township, Loliman Nich pins Linhardtand Eugcno Thompson. We have beon unable to secure the namos of the other delegates. Another lino rain catno Sunday. lion. John L. Erwin has started In to bo tho next congressman from tills district. Prepare for the slate convention and give the boys a hearty welcome and big send off. Our market lias been full of line watermelons and cantclopes during tho past two weeks. Mr. J. D. Rice will move his gro cery store to the corner of High nnd Monroo on the first. Mr. Thos. C. I'ricc, one of our oldest mechanics, gave this olllce n pleasant call Saturday evening. Mr. C.F. Clarcnbach is being men tioned as a strong man for county court judge of the second district. Colo county will have her share" of tho corn crop this fall. There will be over a half crop nnd of good qual ity. Mr. Geo. Forth, the jeweler, has a tea rose, the "Sunset," which sur passes anything in its line for sweet flavor. One forty-acre trad of land In Jasper county, this slate, was sold last week for the snug sum of 81G0, 000 for its mineral wealth. , Mr. M. M. Dougherty, we under stand, is being urged to allow ills name lo go before Hie republican convention for county assessor. Mr. John Englcbrccht of near lirazito, was in tlic city Sunday. His sisters, Misses Matlie and Emma ac companied him on his return heme. .The Missouri State Fair association will liold its annual fair and expo sition nt Sedalia, beginning August 10 nnd closing August this year A fako was in the city Monday giving a So note wrapped nbout small piece of candy In cxcliango for $2. A number of persons bought and to their disappointment they only received tho piece of candy Strange Hint people will bite at such games. Quite a number of Kansas and Okla liom.t sufferers passed through ou town during tlic pa3t few weeks, en route to their wife's people in tlic enst. Their possessions consisted usually of a large family of children and a big dog under the wagon. Ex l'lio Missouri towns according to census returns arc showing up well more tlinn can be said of the inflated boom towns of Kansas. Wo hav never had n boom in Missouri, but to-day tlic slate is the fourth in th union, nid was fifth nt tho last ecu sus . Ex. The delegates lo tho state senator ial convention which meets in Hii city Friday of next week, the 29th from this county arc: M. M. Dough city and Henry Dulle, Jefferson township ; Julius Conrath and S. O Tcnny, Jefferson City ; John Urandt Usage, and Louis Schirmcr, Lib city. From every pari of the county Mr Oeorgc . spurr Is being highly spoken of as tho most favored per son to place on the republican ticket for sheriff. We understand Mr, Spurr will not announce himself candidate, but should ho receive the nomination lie will unquestionably accept and make a successful race A Word of Indorsement. Mrs. J. T. Givan. whose husband is the well known grocery merchant Hay that is baled by a press sold I at "roadway, was seen yesterday y a representative of this paper, and the following interview obtained Mrs. Givan, as is generally known, has for yeais been nlllictcd with eye troubles, so much so that al times F. Hauenstcin, one of her sight was despaired of, and the following in the lady's own word will show what can be accomplished by human aid if administered by thorough specialists : "About five years ago," Mrs. Gi van said, "my sight began to fail and on Hie advice of my family phy sician, I went to St. Louis and placed myself under treatment of one of the best oculists there and received great benefit from his treatment and from , the use of glasses which he prescribed ncv. joscpn .ciunger win, ny rc- and while my right eye steadily im nunt. llnlU-(ir -i InMltrn mi !,mri in ... . ..... ' .. .v- v-.. ... proven, uic vision or the left one is me ballot the new Catholic school almost gone since the last four years I r i . a t . .... . J iiousu on ounuay evening, August; "About six months ago mv riclit 31. Admission 2o cents. 2t P.vn ItnfT.nn flrmin fn foil nrwl fltn e.i.l. j 'J "0 ' "O -w " v. 3lMV The Moberly Democrat warns hotel diminished constantly. 1 had to fore- keepers and others, against one E. go reading and sewing, as any at. by Mr. Frank A. Dwiglit, to paitics , near this city, is being marketed j here in as fine baled hay form as any I shipped to this city. I Mr. I'hit Tuscumbia's prominent business men was in thu city a few days last week, from here he went to' some of the northern cities for his health and pleasure. j In 18SI! the lcpubhcan candidate for the legislature in Callaway coun-, ty received 8(!G votes. In 1888 J. L. Erwin, the republican candidate for the icgislat'irc from Callaway re ceived 1007 votes. I Highly Recommended Mr. G. W. Tulhill, foreman -of the book-room of the Tiibune l'rinling Co., speaks in most llatteiing .terms of Dr. Ritter, llio optician, at pres ent in ou felly. "About twfl ono-lml years ago, whlo ll,vlng in bcilalia,'.' said Mr. Tulhill, "wc consulted Dr. flit ter regarding pur daughter's eyes, as slo was suffering of defective vision and hcadaohoi brought on by eye strain. . On careful examination Dr. Ritlcr fitted glasses ' lo her eyes, wliicislic lias worn since with results as promised by llio doctor, .as the troubio willi her eyes and head has completely left her. A lamp number of our friends havo had similar ex perience and nil feci most gratefully lo Dr. Ritter for beuelit received at Ms bands." I Tolls, a piano tuner. It says he skipped that town a few days ago, leaving merchants, hotels and numer ous other creditors in the soup. We want to place Tin: State 1!i ruuucAX in the hands of every re publican in the county during the present enmpaign, and we hope our readers will send in clubs of as many as possible at once. Help thu paper and enable it to help the party. A gentleman who arrived from Dodge City, Kan., this morning says prairie fires are devastating the west ern part of Kansas, Ford and Ed wards counties suffering the greatest. In the northern portion of Ford coun ty a tract 20 miles square was burned over inside of two hours after the llamcs staitcd. Missouri has a population of 2,- 050,711 as against 2,1G0,()01 in 18SU, an increase of nearly a half million people, or a gain of about 20 per cent. It will be noticed Hint lh; most of tho gain is in the southwest ern part of the sto,lc tnd nearly all of it in the republican counties. The best thing to give your enemy is forgiveness j to an opponent, tol erance; to a child, a good example; to your father, deference ; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you ; to yourself, respect ; to all men charity. Ex. The chairman and secretary of the uniun labor party of Ibis state have called a state convention lo meet in tills city on the 25th inst. f ha purposo o( iot.inntlug a stale ticket, candidates for supremo Judge, rail read commissioner and superintend ent of public scliQoh, The Charlton County Teachers' In stitute, in session hero is being well attended and the exercises nro of a very interesting and instructive na ture. Over forty teachers haye thus far been present, besides many vis-, itors. State Supericiuetil '. E. Colcia nud lVot. Allen Moore, prin cipal of the Chillieothe Normal School and Business Institute, were ntnpng tho distinguish oallers, nnd each delivered nn entertaining address. tempt to use my eyes would cause severe headaches and pains in my eye balls. "With the diminishing of sight, the headaches would increase and iny eyelids became much irritated and heated and the least exertion of my optics would make me nervous and excitable. "White contemplating another vis it to St. Louis, Dr. Rltter, the on lician, now at the Park hold, arrived in this city and after consulting my family physician, I called on Dr. Ritter for his advice and opinion in the matter. After a thorough nnd careful examination, which was sim ilar to llio one of tho St. Louis spec ialist! Dr. Ritter said he could re licve my eyes, and subsequent events havo proven that Dr. RUtor Is not only as good as his word, but has nc complied more than lie promised Arter three examination the Dr. prescribed glasses for me which I have worn constantly since, and this v'hango brought about by those gins ses, is very great indeed. "Tno scvoreslruin to which my eyes have so long been subjected as well a3 the consequent nervousness have subsided, and I have since been free from headaches and pains in my eyes, my sight I1.13 increased instead of di minished, nnd the itching and burn, ing sensations of the lids have not tioublcd me again, "Previous to the wearing of Dr. Hitter's glasses, I would dread the approach of dark, ts ny eyes would troubio mo greatly by artificial light, ami many evenings I had to retire to a dark room, suffering most intense pain in my eyeballs, and for over a year I have been unable to attend church at evenings on account of the strain it would be to my eyes. Since two weeks I have been able to read, and my eyes feel rested after using them, nnd as my eyes fgol as well at night as in day time, I am constantly reminded of iho benefit received at Dr. Hitler's hands, and U, is with much gratitude tint I bear the above testimony to Dr. Killer's ability and sttcccw as an optician. Mus. J. T. Givax. tOSN. Fifth St. Uasmuai, Mo., March 23, '3Q. The immediate effect of tho "Orlg InalPackago" liquor law, Just passed by congress, will bo to close the so called "Original Pnckngn" houses In Kansas, Missouri and Iowa, It is more than likely there will bo a long contest In the courts over the right of congress to delegate the control of inlcr-stnlc commerce to the states. A school teacher says that pupils who have access to newspapers at homo when compared lo those who have not, are better readers, aro better spellers, better grammarians, belter in punctuation, and read more undcrstnndingly and obtain a prac tical knowledge of geography in al most half the time it requires others. The newspaper is decidedly an Im portant fac'.or in modern life. The western corn crib has again asserted itself as being n safe place lo store that Important grain when prices nro low. Last year's corn crop was unprecedented in the his tory of tlic country, nnd many farm ers thought it a good tiling to niako fuel out of. Others did not think it wortli cribbing. Those who enter tained a different opinion now realize 100 per cent, from their sagacity. Wiicat was low last year. It has de pt eclated largely in price. Oats will be worth money Ibis year. So it goes. When prices arc low, uolu; when high, sell. It is a good busi ness principle. Prairie Farmer. There will be no split in tho re publican party on the tariff and re ciprocity questions, nobody will be read out of the organization, and a. fair decree of harmony will bo ar rived at. The silver issue in its earlier stages seemed to carry greater possibilities for harm to the party than the tariff does now, yet all the obstacles in the way of agreement were ultimately swept away and coinnion ground for the party to stand upon was obtained. A like inppy termination of the strife on the taiiff may confidently be looked for before the session ends. l.-L, State Convention- The following are the delegates to the stale convention from this comi ty: Dr. Joseph Porth and Jacob Steininger, Jclferson City; J. J. Sommcrs, Liberty township ; Eugene Thompson, Morcau ; Adam Routszong, Marion, and J. II. Tur ner, Clark. The state convention will meet in this city on next Thurs day, tho 28th. About 800 delegates will be in attendance. Public School Finances- Ollieial abstract of the receipts and ex penditures of Jefferson City school dls- ti ict for the tehool year ending July 7, ISM): TKACIir.HS' I'UXll. July 3, lSSii, balance.. I0 t2 Received from state and county funds.. . 3,124 2.1 Received from tuition. 127 .V) Received from 11. .1. Dulle,eotlector.... SI 7,(17.) ;iti Amount Salark expended, teacher'-, r,4si July 7, 18!i0. balance on hand.. Sl'.ll 11 INCII'KNTAl rrxii. July .", ISS'J, balance. l!7 71 Vniuunt received from It. J. Dulle, collector 2,122 .112,100 2S Amount expended for incidental July ; J.l.-fi 2ii li-UO, balance ou hand -S'.H 01 INTKIir.-T KL'NI). July."), lsyj, balance. C51 (VJ Amount received from II. .1. Dulle collector l,lt)! IS 2,151 17 Amount Interest coupons and e.pi c.-s, li.'ic July 7, IS'JO, balance ou hand SINKINIl I'UND. 1SN! ami 1S00, ain't i,:t2!) received from II. Dulle, collector. Hoods redeemed.. J. SS2t S2 (iSl 17 (100 j nii- es! 17 AND UAb- ,lS!io, balance on hand. KOAl'ITfl.ATION, llUCKIPTS ANCKS. Balance, July 5, 1SS!I, teachers fund -10 S2 Ilnlanco,July 3,1-S'SI), incidental f unil.... 07 74 llaUuco .July .",1S$! interest fuud C.l Ain't ree'd, publlo- funds :1,I2( 2:1 m't ree'd tuition.. 127 50 m't ree'd, II. J. Dulle, collector.. S,:iS0 0012,700 OS IlXIT.NDITL'llKS. IVachcrs 7.4S1 25 Incidental 2,150 20 Interest 1,:I2U M ISouds redeemed... 000 0011,500 SR July 7, 1S!)0, balance on hand. ei,l:l4 12 I'llKSENT INllIUlTEl'NI.SS. Bonded debt, 5 per cent, in terest 925,000 (XI Uondcd debt, (1 per cent. In terest ,uo tXI Total bonded debt 325.700 00 Rate of taxation for all school purposes, 51 cents, on tho 100 valuation. Wu.S, V. Cox, president, nud A. 51. Huns), secretary, of tho Jefferson Cltv board of education, do hereby certify that tho foregoing abstract Is n correct statement of tho receipts and expendi tures nnd bonded Indebtedness of thn Jefferson Olty school district' for the school year ending Jul', 1800. Witness pur hands attested by the seal of fald district this 12th day of August. 1S00. A. M. IIouilii, S. W. Cox. Secretary, TresldouU feTfi.".. rwtojm i,. - 1 !B1