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WKSTWAtUI. No l,Day Express... Arrives 1 sOC p.m. Leaves 1 :20i.iii. No. 3, Through Express. An lvca 12:- 28 b. m. Leaves 12:28 .a.m. No. S, Local Passenger. An Ives 12:30 p.' in. Leaves 12:-15 p.m. No. 0, Texas Express Arrives 2! 10 n.m. Leaves 2:10 a. in. Freight, carrlcs'passcngcrs. Leaves 0:25 a. ni. iiASTWAttn. No. 2, Pay Express.. ..Arrives 2: 10 p.m. Leaves 2:55 p.m. No'. 4, Through Express. Arrives 2:10 a. in. Leaves 2:10 a. m. No. 0, Local l'nssengcr. Arilvcs 1:20 Leaves 1 :10 p. m. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves 4 :10 1). m. ocal passenger trains B and 0 run be tween St. Louis anil Kansas Cliy. Threo sections ol night train cast. Texas ex press, No. I), lias through chair car via. Lexington branch. Freo rccllulng chair cars ou all through trains. , LKUANON WtANClt. Trains leavu Jefferson City at 0:30 a. ni., arriving at Aurora 0:30 a. ni. Itp.turiiliiz. will leavo Aiik.i'a at 11:3 p. in., arriving at Jefferson City at 2:3 p. m. . John .J. CnuiiCii.Agt. rs-jy. N Palace Dlnlnq Car3 U tWr$ Pallet Reclining Chair Cars W j? KPullinanPatBce SleepIcaGersfv eniuuAaiuM rf ' &P1iBbi' IT HUH l'mBAItmr.l I sS-iST MOST DI3wT U&MH POPULAR LINE H ST0UIS LMRs : Kansas City. Iggt CHICAGO & ALTOXRA HLKOAD. Omnibus leaves Jefferson oily, 7:30 a. m. every Jay except Sinid.iy, con necting with the train leaving Cediir City atSn.m. ami which make iirompl connection at Mexico with all trains going cast, west pr north. Joxatham GitiMsitAW, Ticket Agent TO ALL POINTS IN TEXAS, MEXICO & CALI FORIv! 3 A,'. Through Trains Carry PULLMAN SLEEPERS BETAA'EEX Jefferson City & Sedalia AND TEXAS POINTS. Oi:o. A. Ki:uv, ) II. C. Citos3, ) Receivers. J. J. FURY, J. WALDO, Ucu. suit. On" TrjflU Mfc-r. GASTON M MSI, 1 Kit, Oeu'l I'aif nijer ft Ticket Agent, SEDALIA, MO. C. M. EDWARDS, Prepared to lo all Mud of PLASTERING! at tlio lowest possible price. Wells and Cisterns plastered. All woik guar- nntecd to glvo cutlre satisfaction. S3. 2 1 2 Broadway, Jefferson City, Mo . Dr. M. M. RITTER. THE GERMAN XOPTICIANi JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. em F. O. Fur.KEiiao.v, Business Mnnngcr. ling opened an ofllco for a limited tlmo only, at Tho MADISON HOUSE whero ho can be consulted free of charge in regard to all Defects of Vision. Dr. Kilter corrects the JK3T MOST DIFFICULT CASKS of Far, Near and OidSight, simple compound and mixed astigmatism, muscular weakness, double sight, cross sight, etc. ' Artificial 'ISyos Which move and look like tho natural eye, inserted without pain. Best of references can be seen nt his olllce. Olllco hours!-from? 9 am. to 5 p. nv Consultation free. Tho doctor can be consulted in German, English, French ami Hollnendish. s7w. COX REAL ESTATE AGENCY, OFFICE OVER EXCHANGE BANK. AOOHH STOVES NEVER FAIL, ' Thoy aro tho beat value for the money ovor offered, and havo always boen ap regarded FOR THE PAST 60 YEARS. ajlok workers, economical In e use of fuel, always reliable. If you want a perfect Stove. buy an ACORN. 1 OVER A MILLION IN USE, SOLD BY Mrs, 0. MAHEK, Jtiftnoo. City Mg, Tho following Ileal Estato for Salo. Mrs. Soliarp's new tlirco-ntorr brick build Ing, north tlclo or High. House of (1. St. Jinn, on Miller, between IIoiiioc niul Adams. 1'ilcc, ?l,2.'n. Keltcilnjr'n now six-room ilivclllnjr. ltu nto noilli tide of lllgli, between I.nliiyctte mid Cherry. 1'ilce, i'l.Mu. Lots Xos. DM. 010, !II0, on south side of Iliiiil.lln. Price, ?;lu.) cacli lot. Vivo lots, fronting Sportsman park, on III Carty, 51 feet by las toot to iW-foot alley. Mrs. Ili'lcmi Tillman's brick house on Tlrowlwiiy, between Mulu and railroad, l'rfco, ?l,-.!uO. Charles JfcGciinosn 1 new brick residence on HUlu between I.afayctto nud Cherry, l'rlce. f 4,21)0. Mr. Xii;;le's three-story brick dwelling on West, side Madison, near Dunklin, l'rlce, Mr. llopeiV two-slory brick dwelling on cast klile Mndlruli,ucar Klnl. l'rieo, ?1JHW. The old Itogers lii.m.-lnn on Water, near the pull; house. For timm euiulre. 'i'Ik now two-story brick residence of E, Pliul.ilr on south tldo of JlcCaitv, between Ji llcii-on and Wnslili'Etou. l'rlce i2,(i00. Vr.mk II. JtillerViiew lulik residence on loutli side ol MeCarty, between Jcllcrtou and Wnalitngtoii. Itesldenco of flen. .7. L. Smith, two-story bilck, tine orchard, Iiieyuid ami gnrtlcn, 12 1-2 acres crouud ', one-half lullo liom city The TIchenor rcsldcuco on Main, neat Jackson. rilcc,$2,2iu. Waller's lots ou Main, hotween Monroo nd Adnini.- For price enquire. ' m-lotH Xos. Wit. ,".n.-i east-lialf. ,W. and Ml on IIIkIi, between Marffill and l.afajctto; ilso, lot Xo. MSou MeCarty. ' Pub-dMslons 5, r,, 7,, 0, II, I.V 1(1. 17 and IK of In-Iots Xos. (Mi, CM, IK'. tl.VI.nri. Ii.10, Iroiilliig SU-'.I on I.arayetle. bv 1SS1 1-2 deep: ulso, siib-ditirions 1.2 X, 4, III, 11, 12 and l;i r ln-Iots Xos. aw, :1, u2. :" and an ; lots 1, 2, :i and 4. Iron! lug In t'ect on MeCarty by IIDMI Inches deep; lots 10. 11. 12 niul til, (routing 40 i'ctt ou Miller by 1M1 inches. Out-lots 17,2.) and 21. l'or terms cnqulra i each lot contains .") acres. Samuel Iliitfmaster faun, Callaway coun ty ; 120 acres. s:l2.W per aero. X. H. Larkhnrt's farm, Callaway countyj 70 acrca. tfl3 per aero. ' Tlmmis Farmer's fiirm, Callaway county j S20 acres, f 13'pcr aero. ' It. Y. Farmer's farm, Callaway county ; 85 acres. Hi) per acre. "it. AV. Favmej-'s faun, Callaway county; 172 acres. 15 per acre. 11. 11, Farmer's farui, Callaway county! 12J neics. til per acre. V,'. V.. Harris' tarm, Calla.vay county j 10) acres. $27.50. H.iminen farm, two and one-linlf miles cut ot .IcU'ci'son Cliy; inn .lens, Urn aeies In cultl vutloii ; i'.ood buildings,- orchard and fiuce; well supplied villi water, l'rke, t&.OOO- UJjlitUll Stool TaokUj Block Sham-: tub cost- of imistin veu losiorcieejiers. uuii ucrs.iariu er, muchlnl.ts, oiflt'lors, coutfactors mid oUitis. AdailttcJ to lie tio great est luinrriveinrntir ever ms'le lu tacUt blocks. Frclulit proiiald. Wntu (or cat alogae. FULTON IRON 4 ENGINE WKS., Ettab.lU). 10 Brush St., Dtro'.t, Mich In Q TheW.&W. HAS TAKEN TJTncrn nntniiiiM B1U 'AT EVERY STATE AND COUNTY FAIR AT WHICH IT HAS BEEN EXHIBITED, AT THE SUBSCRIPTION, $1. A YEAR, a ATvrpxvEi copims ju'-ttujiu. ron m:ntKSK.NTATivK. AVo nro nulliorlzcil to niinounco D.nilcl Coffelt n? n c.imlldnto for representative of Colo comity, subject to the rcp-tibli can noiiilimtlii); convention. l'UOIIATK JUDQU. Wo nro nutliorlzeil to nnnottncc.T. N. StelnliiKor, sr., ns a cnuillilnto tor jutleo of tliu probate court of Colo county, sub ject, to tho decision of tho republican nominating convention. Exposition: -eeeeISniverselle, PARIS, 1559, Tho Highest Possible Premium, THE ONLjY GRAMB PRIZE FOR SEWING MACHINES, WAS AWARDED TO WHEELER & WILSON MFG. CO. AND THEi 4GR0SS 0F THE LEGION OF HONOR, WAS CONFERRED UPON NATHANIEL WHEELER, The President of the Company, WILSON fttdOHK, Agouti, JeitstSOU City, Uq, -THE STATE REPUBLICAN- rtiDLisiiED eveny Thursday eve.mno. ffnicrcd nt ti rostojlce at Jcjcrson City, Mn nn trconii c'ms mmur. New HcricivJuo, 7, IKK). TLiu'sdny, Soiitcmljor J, 1800. ANNOUNCEMENTS. Send in your orders for picnic ami barbecue hand bills. A largo slock of now goods Just opened nt tho Itcd fJtorc. Ladles' misses' and children's liosc sold at half their value at the lied Store. Children's hats worth Too and 81, arc being sold nt M. Goldman's for 25c. Send in your subscription nt once for Tun Itui'Uiii.iOAN. Only ono dollar per year lu advance. Our ?." men's sullc decant new pat- cms and duraliln. They must bo seen to bo nppreclnted. Send us your orders tor job prlntlnc If vou want nent and clean worK nt low tlirnrcR. Call and sec samples and as certain prices. Hcadnuartcrs for G. A. It. sul'p, also Sous of Veterans, nt. fll. UUl. UMAX'S. A flue lino of ladies' and misses' hand and innchinc-scwcd Summer shoes at llrilit's. S. Goldnmn will make cabinet size rhotcgraphs for the next 30 days for 81.50 a dozen. Now is the time to subscribe for Tub Statu IIki'uiiuoan, If not con venient to call, hand your order to your postmaster. We have entered Into the tight for Spring Trade early. Vi'a are bound to win, If a larcestoek, new patterns, good material and low pilcci can dn it. M- UUl.UMA.N. Fanners and mechanic, before buying your shoes call at Hright's and examine John Mcir's celebrated shoes. These arc honest goods, fully warranted both for quality and wear. Postmasters aro authorized to re ceive subscription for this paper. Wo allow them the usual newspaper commission. Another Immense stock ot clolhluehas been added to thchoucot M. Goldmnn. It will surprise you to see sueh stocks nf 'oods in tho store. Ladies' black slippers only 75 els.- at the lied Store. Sec them. Sold elsewhere at $1.25 to SI. 50. Our stock of Children's, Koys, Youths' and Slea's clothlns Is larger than ever before. Our stock of IJcuts' furnishing goods and lints and Caps is immense. Kutirn new stock, tho latest styles and tho lowest prlcos. You will do well to call ou us. JI. GOLDMAN. Slraw lints for men, boys, girls and children in great variety at prices far below any ever offered in this city, nt the ltcd Store. Times aro haid. money Is scarce: It is to our .interest to economize. Yutt can do It by buying of us. Wo can, and will aato you mouoy. M. UUI.1U. . Nice full linen towels only 10 cents at tho lied Store. Ilring in your subscription. Help along tlio good work of spreading re publican gospel throughout the coun try. A nice assortment of road carts and wagons can ho scon at l' A. Dwights, 702 West strco Call and examine the stock of in fanl'a shoes at Hright's before buying elsewhere. WAXTICD A good cook, washer and ironcr. Good wages to riuht person. Must bo under 23 years of age. "U" St. Louis News Co. Call and sec tho new goods nt the Kc4 Store. Administrator's Notice. Notlco Is hereby given, That letters of administration on tho estate of Win. G. Sours, deceased, were granted to the uiHUTsigncu ou mo mill iniy ot August, itiuu, uy tno rrouaio court oi uoio coun tv. Missouri. All persons having claims against raid estuto n io requited to exhibit them foi allowance, to thu administrator within ono year after tho (Into of Enid letters, or they may bo precluded from any beueflt of such ustnto; and It such claims bo not exhibited within two years from the date of this publication, tlicy shall be forevt-t barred. This 18th day of August, 1890, ' QSCAllG. llUHCll, 1 4 AtulutUrutor Sec bills for tho picnic on the 13lh. For harness and saddles go to Hy Schmidt's. I'lcnio at Taos on the 0th, and Loh man on the 11th. Dr. Kilter, optician, Madison house. Mr. Geo. Ilicknm of Maiion, was in the city last Saturday. Tho "Stato of Kansas" passed up yesterday morning. Mr. AVm. Litton soys he haa the finest wheat, in this county. Mr. John Brandt of Osage town ship, was in tho city yesterday. Dr. II. II. Brockman of l'lcasant Mount, was in tho city Tuesday. Tho recent excellent rains will in sure line corn and foil pasturage. Mr. Herman Dulle is a strong can didate for tho nomination of county assessor. Don't forgot the picnic at Sonc's place on the 13th. Grand prepara tions aio being made. Tho departure bf the ''Indian show" is felt with relief. ' , Mr. Andy ncighorn gave this of llco n pleasant call Saturday. llev. Joseph Schmidt of Taos, gave our olllce a pleasant call last Tues day. Kditor Baldwin of the Warrens burg Standard, attended tho state convention last week. Mr. Charles Clarke, who Is travel ing through this country for a Chica go clothing establishment, is doing a Hue trade. Cnpt. C. W. Thomas reports his trip to Boston as one of the grandest pleasures. See the new harness and saddles at Ily Schmidt's. They arc the llnest, best and cheapest to be found any where. F. T. Shore can bq found at the City hotel for a few days only. No can furnish employment to alt suit able persons who apply. Kdward B. Linville and Miss Net tic Bttrgct of Ashland, were married in tills city Saturday by Ksti U. It. i Salter. The Duncan Clarke female min strels will bo at Lohman's opera house to-morrow night. A mite will be given by tho W. C. T. U. at the residence of Mrs. Kliza Kwing to-morrow evening. Maj. J. W. Moore of California, was in the city last week attending the senatorial convention. Wo had the pleasure of meeting in our city last week Mr. O. J. Powell, editor of the Lexington Herald. Mr. Henry Knglebrccht, one of tlio oldest and best citizens of the county died in his 73d year at Ids home at Osage Bluff last Monday. Mr. II. J. Koblnelt, one of tho delegates to the ptate convention from Miller comity, gave Ibis ollice a pleasant call while in the city. Dr. Bitter pays special attention to defects of sight in students and children. Mr. John II. Waters and Mrs. Mary Ziehr, both of Claysville, had the matiimonial service performed in this city Monday by .Squire K. It. Salter. Hon. Kelson Church, editor of the Bethany' Republican, and represen tative the last two terms of the gen eral assembly, from Harrison coun ty, was one of the most prominent delegates in tho stato convention. Mr. Tennie McKInncy has accept ed a position in a largo drug and jewelry establishment in Webb City. Tennie is a young man of studious, sober and .industrious habits, and leaves many frlcu'ds who wish him health, pleasure and prosperity in his new homo. Republican County Convcn tion- The fc Mowing aro the delegates to the republican county convention which will meet in this city on tho Glh of September to nominate a county ticket. Jefferson township: Dr. C. A. Thompson, 1'. M. G. Brown, Win. Bauer, M. M. Dough erty, Henry Wagner, Frank Henry, Andrew Graham, F. 1. Dallmcycr, Charles Elliot, Herman Tanner, Jos. Kailton, J. W. Schulte, John 1'. Railhel, Joseph IColkmeycr, J. K. Murphy, and for Siolts, Henry Ilollralii. Marion township, Ccnlretown Jo slab Strclt and T. A. Greenup. Marlon Henry Bnushausen and Fred Raithcl. Klston-Z. T. Steely. Clark township D. C. Norilcet, C. A. Aruhold and l'ctcr Vogel. Motcau township, Lihman Nich olas Linhardtnnd Kugcpo Thompson, Wo havo been nnabla toscouro tho uamss ot tkQ QtUer ddejiU's, Conductor Geo. J. Vaughan re turned last Thursday from one of the most pleasant tours through Massa chusetts, New York and other east ern resorts. There Is still a glimmer of hope for St. Louis. Sixty-five converts of Mrs. Woodworth, the revivalist, were baptized hy emersion thcro last Sunday. Kx. The republican press of Missouri Is n3 unanimous in its commendation of tho work of the state convention as.lt was lu doing it. K. C. Globe. A telegram was received here Tuesday staling that Maj. N. C ICouns died at the Asylum in Ne vada Tuesday, Tho road picnic at the Sonc place, 3 miles from this city, on the Itrazito road, on the 13th, promises to bo a very pleasant affair. The projectors ate making grand preparations to en tertain an immense crowd. The Right Rev. D. S. Tultlc, D.D., S. T. D., bishop of Missouri, will ar rive on the afternoon train Saturday, and at 7 p. m. will be given a recep tion at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Sullivan, whoso guest ho will bs during his stay in the city. Sttdcn will make you finer cabinet sizo photographs for the money than anybody else in the city. Go to liitn and get the best. If. Tho Right Rev. D. S. Tultlc, D. D., S. T. D., bishop of Missouri, will visit the parish and hold services in Grace Kplscopal church next Sundaj at 10:30 a. m., celebrating the Holy Communion and administering the apostolic rite of confirmation. The public is cordially invited to hear this most eloquent prelate. Remember that Dr. Bitter can only be consulted one week more. If troubled with your eyes consult him at once. Mr. W. H. Beliring has just com plctcd some of the llnest lluishcd and bound books that it has ever been our pleasure to examine. He is a thoroughly skilled bookbinder, and hence a valuable addition to our city. It is slated that the imposing and famous castle of Chapultcpcc, Mexi co, is to be sold to Jay Gould for five million dollars. Mr. Gould, it is stated, made tlio offer of that sum for the property during his visit to Mexico some months ago. Tho offer was then refused, but has now been accepted. The-properly belongs to the government. The object of the purchase is to make the castle the winter home of the Goulds. Ex. The Red Store has just opened a splendid and large slock of boots and shoes and immense quantities of other goods at prices lower than has ever been offered. Call early and often for bargains. Democratic misrepresentation and misintcrpictation of the proceedings and effects of the republican slate convention cannot overcome the refu tation given democratic views by the unanimous indorsement the republi can press give tlio convention from start to finish. 1C. C. Globe. Maj. Biltingcr of the St. Joseph Herald, has passed an opinion on tho republican state ticket as follows: "The republican state ticket i3 one of tlio best ever offered to the State of Missouri, for their support. Even democrats conccdo that the nominees arc men of character above reproach and of exceptional qualifications for tlio positions for which they iiavc been selected. If republicans can be aroused to the importance of poll ing their full vote, tliis ticket will be elected as it deserves to be." Read testimonials published in tills issue by Dr. Bitter, the optician, at the Madison house. School Examinations. Wo will hold examinations in the high school room next week as fol lows: Wednesday First, second and third reader grades. Thursday, forenoon Fourth read er grades. Afternoon Fifth reader grades. Fiiday High school grades. These examinations aro designed for tho accommodation of new pupils and all others wishing irregular pro mollons. If parents will scud their children to these examinations it will afford them an opportunity of enter ing school on the first day of the term and moving on with their grades, l'npils who do not Improve litis opportunity may suffer some de lay after school begins and cannol possibly enter their grades at the as sembling of school on tho loth Inst. R. E, Ouiiiam, E. II. Kociititky. Styles, quality, quantity, guaran teed fit and prices to suit tho pur chaser, can be found at the oldest and mo3t reliable house of M. Gold man. Tho clothing, hats and fur nishing goo Is cannot bo found any Wlwto lo pAwayou lieUsr Professional Skill. Professional skill is soon recog nized when found In any intelligent community. Tlio work of specialists, whether found in the legal or medi cal profession, is scrutinized with a searching thoroughness that challcn. ges tlio admiration of all, and hence when tho verdict went forth that Dr. Hitler stands at the head of his pro fession as an oculist, that verdict was based upon the knowledge of his work, die is a scholar, n gentleman and a friend of the poor, none of whom go away from him without aid if ho finds it in his power to benefit them. A largo part of his work Is for charily, which shows the kindness of his heart for his fellow man. Those who have trouble with their eyes have btit a short lime in Which to consult him, as he will not remain with us much longer. When Mr. liiaud holds the people of his district up to the world as being on the vcrgo of pauperism he should have been sure that his state ments were correct. Chamois Enter prise. No effort lias been made to pro duce such proof, nor will It bo made. The statement has been so conclu sively demonstrated to be untrue that -Mr. Hland's advocates arc blind to any contradiction of it. Laclede re publican. The New Train Service. The early train service to south western Missouri and Southern Kan sas over the Missouri l'acilic lines will begin to-morrow morning. Kan sas City has long felt the need of it, and its valuo is fully appreciated. The train will leave at Avla and be fore noon reach points in Missouri and Kansas which, under tho present arrangements, cannot be reached until late in the afternoon. It opens to the ncwspapeis of this city a field which is properly theirs, but which, owing to their inability to reach it early on the day of publication, has practically been closed to them. That the people along the route of tho new train are alive to the benefits which they will derive from It, is evi denced by the large orders for pa pers which have been received at this olllce. To-morrow, for tho first time, they will enjoy the luxury of a met ropolitan newspaper early in the day and they will speedily come to re gard it a necessity. K. C. Journal. Serves Like the Natural Having had an artificial eye in serted by Dr. Bitter at the Madison house, I take pleasure in stating that the eye is a perfect fit as to size and color, and looks and moves so much like my natural eye that it is very difficult to delect tho artificial from the natural I thankfully recommend Dr. Ritlcr to all needing like atten tion. B. AV. Knows. 1. S. Dr. Bitter can yet for one week be consulted free of charge at the Madison house. John Y, Baldwin of this cily, has been granted ti pension, l'rof. W. T. Carrington lias been re elected president of the Greene county Normal institute. Mr. Charles Czarlinsky of the Red Store, will go to St. Louis soon to purchase a tine line of goods which he will sell at bargains to suit the people. It Don't iniss tlio big fair at Kansas City September 22 to 27. Excursion rates on alt railroads. Cood as His Word On the arrival of Dr. Hitter in this city, I consulted him regarding my daughter's eyes, which hive been de fective for some years. Glasses which the doctor pre scribed prove very satisfactory. She now wears them constantly with ease and comfort, and this testimonial is cheerfully given, as Dr. Hitter has shown himself as good as his word. Hk.miv Asia. If you contemplate a visit to Kan sas Cily this fall, make your arrange ments to go the 2 2d of September and stay until the close of the fair. Take in "Tho Great Kansas City Fair and fall Raco meeting." For full particulars, address Drury Under wood, president ; or R. AV. Cunning ham, secretary. Picnic at Taos- The usual enjoyable picnic, by II o Catholic church, will be given at Taos on Tuesday, September U, 181)0. A fine dinner will be furnished by the ladies of the congregation. Amusements of all kinds, and re freshments for all, beer not excepted. Friends and candidates aro respect fully invited. Committee, Men's brogans from 1 up. Ladies' Misses and children's shoes at low figures. Childrens' pants, 50 cents. Fine Hue of childrens' suits at low er figures than anywhere elso in the city. Come and a:c our stock of ladies' miss:a and childrens' shoes. It is complcto and of a II no assortment. Ail to be found al lUu Ilea Store, CORRESPONDENCE Z10X ITEMS. Tho farmers arc busy with threshing wheat. Mr. Kaiser from Harts Gravel, Is threshing In this neighborhood. Ho has had 20 years of experience In the thresh ing business. Tho farmers are well pleased with his work. Mr. llueute, tho dry goods and hard ware dealer of Scruggs, attended church at .Ion last Sunday. Mr. Christ lUrtenstcln was ou a visit at Harts Gravel Suuday before last. Mr. V. M. Tripp Is engaged In build ing a barn for Mr. llcinhnrd Fischer. Mr. Andy Xclghorn Is the happy father of anotbei sou. Mr. Christ Hartcustcln and Mr. Char ley Fischer, two prominent young men of this neighborhood, made a pleasant trip to I'lcasaut 11111 last Stmd.iy. ELSTON ITEMS. Mrs. Kllcu Walscr came up from Wardsvlllo Saturday aud stopped over on a short visit with her sister, Mrs. A. ltouts.ong. She left for her home In Moniteau county Sunday evening. Mrs. Win. Lammllno left hero Sunday for her home in St. Louis. Mr. Joshua Saitlu sold his farm north of Ccntrctown to Mr. Rudolph Hattu sticker lat week. I'rof. l'ctcr commenced the Elstou school session Monday. Bill Gordon, the Cole count v denin. cratlc war horse, was In Klstou an 1 vi cinity several days last week. Win, K. Clcghoru aud wife returned from Jeff City Saturday. Mr. Clcghoru will In a few days move to Ottcivlllu with a view of attending a year's term lu the college at that place. Wm. L. Koutsong and Morg Me Ivlnncy returned to Uttcrvllle Saturdnv to take lu another year at eollego there. Henry Heidker and Harry Klstou went up Sunday to commence their Hrt term lu college. There aro others likely to follow oon. Died, ou the 27th Inst., Miss Minnie Wade, daughter of Daniel Wade of this place. It was known for several weeks that Miss Minnie was in poor health, yet the whole community was shocked at the news of her death on last AVcducs day . Miss Minnie was a kind, christian young lady highly respected and be loved by all who know her, and leaves a largo circle of friend? and relatives who deaily loved her and who feel that none can fill her place lu the community. The sorrowing family have the entlro sympathy of tho whole community in this their grief . Undertaker 11. Lakanip prepared the beautiful casket'lu which her remains were placed, and arrayed the pall-bearers with appropriate badges for the occasion. Tho casket was con veyed to the altar in Klstou church. Xo minister being present, the congregation sang a few appropriate songs and u prayer was offered. The caket was opened aud tho large attendance of friends were once more permitted to view tlio body of the beloved dead com panion, friend and relative, after which the remains were borne to the grave, fol lowed by the largest crowd ever seen lu Klstou nt a funeral. The Mo. l'acilic staitcd a fast mail twin from Kansas City to Joplin and other southwestern points, on last Sunday morning. In 1SS8 Richard Bland, congress man from the Eleventh district, was opposed by Music, republican, and Xecdham, union-labor. The total vote cast was 35,885, of which Bland received 18,01)5, Music 15,830, and Xecdham 1,051. Mr. Bland's ma jority was therefore but 305 over his republican anil union-labor oppon ents. St. Louis Star-Sayings. Of Interest to Veterans A case recently decided in tiic Xcw York court of appeals is of great impoi lance to the veteran soldiers living in that state, and may prove suggestive to the veterans in other states as well. The teachers for the public schools were assigned to rooms for the com ing school terms as follows: High School E. II. Kochtilzkyj assistant. Miss Mollic Chambliss. No, 8 Miss Mary Bauer. Xo. 7 Mis3 Annie Murray, No. 0 Miss Jennie l'cdigo. No. 5 Miss Julia Eppes; assist ant, Miss Hattic Bright. No. -1 Miss Lizzie Tichcnor ; as sistant, Miss Edith Rhodes. No. 3 Miss Jennie Curry ; assist ant, Miss Cue Gordon. No. 2 Miss Lallah Murphy. No. 1 Mrs. H. M. Holmes jas sistmt. Miss Mary Kouns. In tho colored school Mr. E. L. Anthony is piincipal, Miss Dupcc, teacher of No. 2 and Miss Ramsey of No. 1. United States Marshal Tracy re turned yesterday from the conven tion at Jefferson City and expressed himself greatly pleased with tho meeting. "Never before in tho his tory of tho state lias there bcon as largely attended a republican stato convention, nor as good a one," said Mr. Tracy. "Tho personnel cannot bo beaten by any convention ever held in tills or other states. Tho representative men ot tho stato weru in attendance, nud a stranger might have supposed ho was In a busbies meeting Instead of a political con,,.