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WKSTWAttl). No 1, Day Express... Arrives l:0t p.m. Leaves 1 :20p.m. No. 3, Through Express. Arrives 12: 28 n. in. Leaves 12:28 a.m. No. 5, Local Passenger". Arrives 12sHO p. m. Leaves V2;4Ti p.m. No. 0, Texas Express Arrives 2:10 a.m. Leaves 2:10 n. in. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves u.'23 a. in. EASTWAlW. No. 2, Pay Express. . . . Arrives 2;40 p.m. Loaves 2:53 p.m. No. 4, Through Express. Arrives 2:10 a. m. Leaves 2:10 a. m. No. 0, Local Passenger. Arilvcs 1:20 Leaves 1 :40 p. in. Freight, carries pnsseiigors. Leaves 4 :10 E. ni. ocal passenger trains 5 and C run bc tween St. Louis and Kansas City. Thrco sections of nlghttraln cast. . Texas cx- ?ress, No 0, has through chair car via. .cxlngton branch. Free reclining chair cars on all through trains. LEBANON IlltANCII. Trains leavo Jefferson City at 0:30 a. m., arriving at Aurora 0:30 a. m. Hntiimlng, will leavo Auh.,i at 11:3 p. m., arriving at Jefferson City at 2 :3 p. m. John J. Oiiuncn.Agt. SCHEIBE & PAYNE HOUSE, SIGN, CARRIAGE AND ORNAMENTAL 305 Madison Street. i ' N Palace Dining Cars U MvC Palaci RacllRlnn rihalrCars yJ MPiiltaanrikc; Sleep IngCar s f-J a-jC f MOST DiflET H .Ckd S&O st. Louis Immi - 8 Kansas City. i ', i ' - - CHICAGO ifc ALTOS'It A ULUOAD. Omulhus leaves Jefferson ,lty, 7:30 n.m. every ilny except Sunday, con- I Meeting with the train leaving Ccdiir City at 8 a. in. and which limb's prompt connection at Mexico with all Ir.ilus going cast, west or north. Jonathan OiumshaW .Ticket Agent TO ALL POINTS IN TEXAS, MEXICO & CALIFORNIA. Through Trains Carry PULLMAN SLEEPERS BETWEEN Jefferson City & Sedalia AND TEXAS PQ8R8TS. Ouo. A. Ekdv, ) II. C. Cuoss, J Hcccivpra. J. J.FKEY, J.WALDO, lien. mint. ' TraHc Mgr. GASTON MESI.lElt, Ucu'l IMMcngcr & Tlckcl Acut, SEDALIA, MO. S: W. COX REAL ESTATE AGEN6Y, OFFICE OYER EXCHANGE BUNK. Tho following Real Estato for Solo. Jlr. Sclmrp's now tlircc-Btory brick build liiS. north title or High. House of CI. Jt. Mans, on Sillier, between Momoo and Adams, l'rlcc, 81,23). KfllerlnR's new tlx-roora dwelling, eltu ntn nortli Mdoof High, between Lauyclto and Cherry, l'rlcc, tf2.o00. t I.uH Noi. wis. DW, din, on south tide of Dunklin. I'rlco, $300 each lot. 1'lvo lols, fronting Rnortumntt park, on McCarty, 51 fect by las feet to siv-fvot alley. Mrc Helena Tillman's brick bnnsc on Tlroadivay. between Jlnlu and railroad, l'rlcc, $1,200. Charles JfcGcnness ' now brick residence on Wall, between Lafayette and Cherry. Price, 4,200. Mr. Xnglo'a tlirce-story brlrk dwelling on wpKl. Hide Madison, near Dunklin. l'Ucc, Jlr. Uofrcrs' two-ttory brick dwelling ou tan tide Madison, near Kim. Price, $1.30. The old lingers manrlim on Water, near the polk lioiikn. For terms cii'iuli c. The new two-Moty brick repldcnco of E. Sinclair on foulh tide nl Mcl.aiir, between JeOrsoii and Waslili'g'oii. Price $i,iJO0. l'rank 11. Miller's new brick residence on south fide ol McCarty. between Jellerson Olid Wakhliigtcm. Itosldenco of flen. .1. L. Ptnliti, two-story brick, lino oichard, vineyard and i:ardcii, l!M-2 acres giuuud; one-half mile lioiu city Pilce, frfcyiW, Tim Tlcbenor resldciico on Mala, near Jackson. Price, $2,0. IVnllcr's lols on Main, netween Monroe aim aujuw, t or puce ciiimire. ' in-lnts Nog. Ml, fi(C) rast-lialf. .Vlii and 507 on High. Jictwccn MarMiall and Lafayette; niti), 101 won McLauy. Enb-dlvlslona B, fi. 7, 8, H, 1 1, 15. Kt. 17 and IS ut' Ill-lots Xos. UK), BUI, 1132. (Wl.il.15.il Hi, irul.lliig 3IH) on I.al'ayelte, liy 13 1 1-2 deep 1 also, mill-divisions 1, 2 3, 4, 10, 11, 12 and 13 ol lii-lols Nob. (tin. 31, oJ. 35 and lit ; lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, fronting 10 feci on McCarty by I'.iM) inches deep; lots 10. II, 12 and 13, framing 40 icet on Jinier Dy mail inciics. Out-lots 17, 21 and 21. For tonus enquire i eccii lot contains 5 ncrci. Simucl Ilufl'iu.iiitcr farm, Callaway coun ty i 120 acres. $32.50 per aero. J, P. I.aekliart's firm, Callaway couuty 70 acres. $15 per acre. Tli'mas Farmer's farm, Callaway county j 220 acres. $15 per aero, It. IV. Fanner's farm, Callaway county j E5 acres, t'-) per acre, '. 11. W. Fanner's farm, Callaway rounly; 172 acres. $15 per acre. 11, 13. Parmer's fann, Callaway county) 120 acre's. JH peracro. W, E. Harris' farm, Calia,vay county j 1M acres. $27.53. H.iminen farm, two and one-half miles east Of Jefferson City ; 100 acres, 1C0 acres In cultivation; good buildings, orchard and fence; well supplied with water. Price, $0,000' aauaraxa imz byh ai H0IHM IV HIM AiIiNflGD QHU AU3A3 XV 11 iinnu run AX THE -THE STATE REPUBLICAN- JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. rUDUSIlED EVEIIY TltUllBDAY EVENING. F. G. FuLKEitaoN, Business Mnnngcr. SUBSCRIPTION, $1. A -YEAR, -IN- BbSFXSm COPIES BTSE3E1. Entered at the Vostofflct at Jejjerton City, Mn nn nrroiM cinsa mnucr. New Berlcs.'Jan. 7, 1800. Thitrsdny, September 11, 1800. ANNOUNCEMENTS- County Republican Ticket- Representative L. V. Dlx. Sliciiff Geo. W. Spurr. Collector W. W. Wagner. Circuit Clerk Adam Routszong. County Clerk August Krocgcr. Assessor J. II. Hunter. Probate Judge J. J. Sommer. Treasurer Arthur P. Grimsliaw. Coroner Dr. Joseph Perth. Presiding Judge Iicrnatd, Dulle. Associate Justice, First District Henry Ilollrath. Associate Justice, Second District Henry Kautcli. Constable 51. SI. Dougherty. Justice of the Peace R. It. Salter and Win. II. Paj nc. CENTRAL COMMITTEE. Jefferson Township F. P. Dall meycr, Judge Joseph Staraplli, SI. SI. Dougherty, A. P. Grimsliaw, F. SI. G. Brown. Slorcau Eugene Thompson. Clark Peter Vogcl. Marion T. A. Greenup. Liberty John Brenner. Osage David Owens. Dr. house. Rlttcr, oplictnn, Madison returned to St. ' Bishop Tulltc Louis Monday '': W. S. Pono returne'd from Wrinht county Saturday. Sir. J. A. Hurt Is selling out his grocery business. $ f Sir. B. F. McCoy of Hickory Hill, was in tho city oh tho Oth. Sir. John W. Kirchncr of String town, was in tho city Slondny. Osngo Bluff on Tuesday, tho 18th Give the old-timo picnic next Sat urday your presence. Speaker Reed is handsomely en dorsed in his re-clcctlon. Don't ncglcct.'to consult Dr. lliltcr if troubled with your eyes. See now advertisement of the Jlis souri Pacific railroad in tiiis issue. Tho colored people will celebrate emancipation day,; on the 22nd at the fair grounds. . Sir. J. B. Bruns has finished a. fine sidewalk on his corner. Sec tho wonders nt Prof. Adrian's entertainment at Lohman's opera house Saturday night. Reserved seats 30 and 60 cents. Slarriago license were issued this week to Bernard Wilburs and SIlss Lizzie Slchurst of Wardsville. Van coy Bolton of Wardsville and Sliss Annie Williams of tills city. City Collector F. W. Rocr gives notlco that the city tax book for 181)0 Is now In his hands and all city There will ho afgrand barbecue at taxes for this year will be due on the 2oth lust. County court mot Monday ; a dram shop license granted Busch Yost at St. Tliomus. $501.50 will bo paid for the new bridge on Bolivar street by the court. If there Is a sewer needed in this city, notwithstanding the excellent natural drainage, it is from near the corner of Broadway, on tho south side, to the Slain street bridge. Attend tho picnic at the old Sone place on the Brazito road three miles from this city, if you want to sec a picnic that will bo a picnic for all. C. M. EDWARDS, Prepared to do till kinds r.f PLASTER INC! Bt tlio lowest posslblo pilous. Wells and OUtcrus plastered. All woik guar anteed lo (,'lvo entlie ButUf.ictliiii. tgi, a 1 a Broadway, JeUcrsouUity, Mo. MTRA1T. i HALF THE COST f hoimlng larcit te Morckf opera, butcher", farm ers, machlnuu, bnll.loi". loiilraclpr' and ethers. Admitted to ha Uiu B""t et Improvement! erer madu In tuckla blocks. KrcijUt prepaid.. Write tor cat alogue. FULTON IRON i. ENGINE VKS., Eitab.issi. 10 Brush St., Oetroit, Miqh j m I I ; I xfosition: 1 iSHIER5ELLE, PARIS, 1559, Tho Highest P033IW0 Proaiium, THE ONLtY GRRND PRIZE FOR, SEWING MACHINES, WAS AWARDED TO WHEELER & VtLSOti MFG. CO. AND, JHV, - ACROSS 0F THEM I LEQION OP HONOR, WA3 CONFERRED UPON NATHANIEL WHEELER, The President of the Company. WILSON A MOOltE, AgcnU, .leffcrsou City, Mo. Send in your orders for picnic and barbecue hand bills. A large stock of new goods just opened at the lied Store. Ladies' misses' and children's hose sold at half their value at the Ued Store. Children's hats worth 75c and 81, arc being sold at M. Goldman's for 2.)c. Send in vour BiuVcrintioH at once for Tun Ki:i'Ulii.iOAN. Only one dollar per year in advance. Our $ men's suite, clrsant new nat- erns anil ilurnblo. They must bu'secn to bcnilircclatcd. M. UUl.U.U.V.. Send in your orders for lob printing If nu want iiont and clean work at low llgiiri'8. Cull and see samples and as certain prices. Hcailciumters for 0. A. H. suit?, also Sons of Veteraus, nt .si. uuiu.MAiN 'a. A fine line of ladies and misses' hand and machine-sewed Summer shoes atBright's. S. Goldman will make cabinet size y holographs for the next 30 days for SI. 50 a dozen. Now is the time to subscribe for Tiir, S r at n Hki'uhlic.vn, If not con venient to call, hand your order to our postmaster. We have entered Into the llj;ht for Spring Trade early, Wc are bound to win, If a lartcc stock, new patterns, good tiutcihtl and low prices can do it. JU. UU1,I).U,.N. Farmers and mechanics, before buying your shoes call at Hright's and examine John Meli-'s celebrated shoes. These arc honest goods, fully warranted both for quality and wear, Postmasters are authorized to re ceive suuscription tor tui3 paper. We allow them the usual newspaper commission. Another Immense stock of clothing has been added to the house of M. Goldman. It will surprise you (o sco such stocks of ooils In the store. Ladies' black slippers only 75 els. at tho lied Store. S:c them. Hold elsewhere at &1.2& li,$l,50, Straw bats for men, boys, girls a:ul children In great variety at prices far below any ever offered In this cily, at tho lied Store. Times are hard, money la scarce: It Is to our interest to economize. You can do It by buying of us. Wo enu,aud will tavo you money. M. UUI.UJ1.1.1 . Nice full linen towels only 10 cents at tho Ued Slorc. ACORN STOVES NEVER FAIL, Thoy aro tho best valua for tho money over offorod, and havo always been ap retmraea RoR THE PAST 60 VEAR8. Qulok workers, economical In the use of fue , always reliable, If you want a perfeot Stovo buy an ACORN. , OVER A MILLION IN USE, Mt. 0, MAWi'Jv'itwson CUy, Mq, Administrator's Notice Nolleo Is hereby clvcn, That letters ol administration on tlio estato of Will 0. Schm,. "deceased, were granted to tho undrivdgucd on the l.Slh day of August, 1800, by tlio Probate court of Cole couu tv. Mlsjourl. All ncrsnus linvtuc cliilms nzalnst said i.'ftuto are required to exhibit tliern for allowance to the ndmluistiatnr within ono j-car alter Ibo date-' of said letters, or iliey may be precluded ironi any benefit of such astute; and If such claims be not exhibited within two years frnm tho dale of this publication, tliey-Blmil Do lorevei haired. This 18th day of Austist, 1800 OscaiiO. Hi'ucir, Administrator Our slock of Children's, Hoys Youths' and Men's clotlilug Is larger than ever belore. Our stock ol Uents I furnishing goodj r.nd Hats and Cups Is Immense. Kntlre now tocn, mo latest flvles and tho lowest prices. You will do well to VftH oo Mi W GOLDMAN Bring In your subscription. Help along the ?ood work of spreading re publican gospel throughout the coun try. A nlco asscrtmont of road carts and wagons can bo seen at 1 . A Uwights, 702 Wcst.streo Call and examine tlip ttoik of in fant's shoes atUfight'a before buying elsewhere. Call and sec tho new goods at the Red Store Tho Red Store has just opened o splendid and largo slock of boots and shoes and immenso quantities of other goods at prices lower than, has ever been offered, Dull early and ofUutgr bargains, Mrs. Ceralda.WVllacc will lecture nt tho county court 'house this even ing. 1'rof. Hawcs will lecture this and to-morrow evenings at tho first Bap tist church. Mr, L. V. Dix brought to the city a few days since three wagon loads of very fine cabbage. Hemcmbcr Dr. Kitter can only be consulted a few days yet. If you wUh to sec him before his departure call ut once. Mtss Klla Dallies, aged 17 years, daughter of Mr. Martin Battles of Centretown, died Tuesday of con sumption. As Dr. Hitler's slay in this city is now counted by days only, you had better call at once if you wish to con sult him. Mr. J. L. McMtillin of Allanlhus, Gentry county, was in the city on the Ith. Tho day was rainy for the Taos picnic, but several from this city aV tended. Mr,. Joseph Oberraaycr left for Kansas City last Saturday, where he will reside. MrsrK.-A. Harding, formerly of this city, is now located in Duluth, Minnesota. Mr. AV. A. Jacol)3, a prominent merchant of Osage Bluff, was in the city Monday. Mr. D. L. llathhorn, one of Ccn tretown's merchants, was in the city Saturday last. Engineer llogers' palent on a door lock has been granted. The lock is burglar proof. Mr.G. W. Fischer passed through the city Tuesday on his return to school nt Concordia. Judge II. Clay Kning received a severe fall at the door of the Ex change bank Tuesday. Prof. Adrian '& Co. will kivc a family matinee Saturday afternoon Prices 15 and 25 cents. A convict named ltobcrt Hubbard, from St. Louis, was found dead in his cell la3t Sunday morning. James K. Mcrriflcld is being heartily endorsed all over the slate, and is assured success by democrats as well as by republic.! ns. Suden will make you finer cabinet sizn photographs for Hie money than anybody else in tho city. Go to him and get the best. Messrs. Sehcibe & Payne, who class among the leading painters of this country; arc doing somo fine work in this city. Mr. AlboittDoerrcr will offer for sale his personal property on the 20th at his rcsidciwc, ono mile west of Osage Bluff. Styles, quality, quantity, tjuaraii; teed fit and prices to suit the pur-' chaser, can he found at the oldest and most reliable houso of M. Gold man . The el jtlnng, hats and fur nishing goods cannot be found any where to please you better. Mr. Tennie McKlnney returned from a visit to Aurora Springs Mon day nnd left Monday nlbt for Webb City, where he gees to take n posi tion in a largo drug and Jewely house, He Is a worthy young man and is He- sciving of a good position, Men's brogans from $1 up. Ladies' Misses and children's shoes at low figures. Chlldrena pants, 50 cculs. Fine line of chltdrcns' suit3 at low er figures than anywhero else in the city. Uomp and ep PUT siock o? latucs Messrs. Joslah A. Slrcit and T. A. Greenup of Centretown, were in the city last Saturday as delegates to the county convention, and gave our olllcc a pleasant call. It is unlawful to kill prairie chickens between Februaiy 1 and ugust 15 ; quails between January 1 and October 1 ; wild turkeys be tween March 1 and September 1. There will be a picnic at Elston on the 1G under tho auspices of the Catholic congregation of that place. A special train will leave this city at 10 a. m. nnd return in the evening. Iicv. W, this city, editors of tlio St. Louis Christian Advocate. Gus Wolf had his preliminary hear ing ucfoic uomniisioncr Ueisuerg Monday for sending obscene matter through the mails to Miss Lena KocUncr, and was held in 6500 bond before the U. S. district B. Pnlmorc, formerly of has becomo one of the which he defined ns the science of Christianity, not what wo have read In the papers lately should not be arrayed against each other, but cacfi respect and learn from tho other. Sceptics should attend church to learn from those whose business it Is to present the truths of Christian 6o!ence gleaned from deep study, as the expounder of Christian science goes to tho professor of natural science for instruction in matters gained from the same source. Each dwells in his own cave, and the sun light of passing events only cast their shadows within, and to thoroughly sic, they must visit each others caves. As the biblo was written for men, could it do otherwise than mention their bodies? Must it not mention their bodies lo show the relation it bears to tho soul? What some hold as potent untruths should be regarded as in trying an easier and less formid able way of conveying an idea, as we say the 3iin rises, when In reality It docs no such thing. Wc should not seek to analyze too closely the ob scurc passages, or what relation some bear to others any move than wc en deavor to decide whether this or lliat blight Idea came from '.lie nihility of llsli food lo brain matter, or that wc analyze the assimttlation of each ar ticle offered. Wo consume in the final construction of this or that par ticular muscle or tendon in our bodies. As tlio bible was written after the coming of Christ, so Chris tians believe in it became they be hevo in God, not vice versa. Taken altogether it was a sermon beneficial to every man, clergyman and sceptic alike. If the former, of whatever sect or creed, would not emulate the eo ample of Bishop Tuttlo in his broad ness of view and generosity of con cession, standing out as it docs in pleasing relief to tho usual narrow ncs3 of vision of those disciples of Christ. They would succeed better in their field of labor, drawing to ward, instead of driving from them the weary pilgrim on the upward road. Northrup & Co. were awarded the contract to supply the state house this winter with coal, at 7-8 per ton. lo appear court. The coach and pne box car was thrown from the track about one-half mile west of Itusscllvillc Monday, caused by spreading rails. Several passengers, among tbeni one lady, were in the coach, but no one se riously hurt. Hon. John L. Erwin, candidate for luuilioa Hum tins it.3kilv.b uil tiii: , . , , , had purchased a house and lot in the republican ticket, is expected to at- 1 . , . , ,. ,, ,. . . , .. ... i village of Pen i an sonic six years ' ago for SI, .100. Ho paid SiOO down .iM.... m ... ,L . ...... ! aml gave a mortgage on the p.operty ' tf annnrn ilio liilnnnn rI in K i ill) in goou snccciias win DC mauc. , k I ciocli ivia iinitcitnn inn tint j tIMU IIMI JWIWtV tHWttVJ Mrs. J. D. lurner died nlhcr I Of Interest to Veterans- A case recently decided in the Xcw York court jf appeals Is of great importance to the veteran soldiers living in that state, and may prove suggestive to the veterans in other states as well. An old soldier named Carpenter home near Elston Monday night. She wa3 the youngest daughter of Gen. G. A. Parsons. Her husband and three children survive her. Her re mains were laid to rest in the city cemetery in thi3 city Wednesday afternoon. The republican convention of last The Yates County National Bank secured a judgment against Carpen tcr, nliich it attempted to collect by the sale of his equity in tho house and lot, but the point was raised that the propel ty had been purchase. wiiu money received as a pension from the government, and was there fore exempt. There is a law in New week made no better nomination than ! York sta,c wWch provides that a pen that of James K. Mcrriflcld for rail road and waichoii3c commissioner. Mr. Mcrrilield is a passenger con ductor on the Missouri Pacific and is one of the moat popular men on the road. There is no ono who knows "Tornado Jim," as he is knewn among his associates, who does not like him. 03agc County Kutcrprise. Lohman's Opera house, one night, Wednesday, Sept. Hi, one of tho largest Comedy companies traveling will he seen In our city. Hamlin's farce comedy company presenting Puil Mr. Potter and Harry L. Ham lin's striking success, "The Fakir." It is a particularly strong comedy organization, and, if talent means anything, ought to even eclipse the record of "The Fakir" made last season. William Gilbert, who was one of Daly's principal coinmedlan, and whose great work 83 the 1-rench-man in Mr. Daly's most successful play, "Scvcn-Twcnty-eighl," is still remembered, heads the list of laugh-, makers. sion granted by the I'liited States fo military services "is exempt from levy and sale by virtue of an execu tion, and from seizure for non-pay mcnt of taxes or in any other legal proceeding." misses ' and chlldrens' shoes. It is complete and of a Duo assortment. M to, be found. &A Uiq Red Store. Bishop Tuttle of Missouri Bishop Tuttlc's prescucc in this city on Sunday last was tho cause of a very largo atlendanco at Grace church. UU great learning and Christian character proceeds him wherever ho" goes. Tho sermons de livered by hlin on Sundty could only havo been preached by a very great man. For historical proof and reas onable deductions relative to the In spiration of tlio bible, nrgumonts were presented which could, sconce the most sceptical. 11,0 paid his lov ing rospcct.s to, that offspring of ego t(sm, the man who could have written it better by a gentleness of sarcasm as nmusjng as it was convincing. Natural (tkucqaud Christian science, Grand Opening Sept. 2, of the Chlllicothe Normal school. Business Institute and Short-h.ind College commodious Chapel Hill cronded to overflowing. This institution ha the largest and strongest faculty most students and best building o the kind in the west. Faculty com posed of 23 members. Students can enter any time, select their studies rent text books, receive private help free, etc. 831 pays for board, tui tion and room rent 10 woeks, SnrShort-hand by mail. Tho Fall Festivities. The festivities this full at Kansas City will be inaugurated on the open ing day, Sept. 22, of the great Mis souri and Kansas Intcr-Statc. Fair Industrial Exposition and races. I the evening thcro will be a parade o the principal streets of military and civic societies, Coup's troupe of trained horses, ponies andnlogs, sov' cral bauds of music, etc., eto. Du ring tho balance of tho week, Set tcmbcr 23 lo 27 Inclusive, in addition to tho fair and expositions there will bo given two entertainments daily by Coup's troupe of trained horses and dogs, chariot and hurdle races, con certs by military bands, thrco to llv races each day on tho best half-mile track hi tho wcU, besides other nt tractions that will make the event memorable In the history of tho cily as well as a week of pleasure and profit to all visitors who may bo in attendance, CORRESPONDENCE. SCRUGGS. Nov. Klukado of llrnzlto, Is holding it protracted meeting In thss vicinity. Misses Sarah and Mny Kclbly vlsttcd friends near Centretown Wcduosday o1 last week. Mr. 0. C. Walcer spent Sunday lust u this community. Mr. C. F. lluento made a business trip to Jeff City ono lay last week. Mr. Hen Dulle and family of Jeff City wcic tlio guests ol Mr. audMrs. Hcury Poctker Sunday. School opened at Harmony school house Sept 1 with a very good attendance. Mr. Jaines Coffclt departed last Mon day for his home In the far west. Charley Dlstlcr will attend school In town this winter. Mr. James Leach of Elston, was Intho iclghborhood on bmlue n few dnya ago. Miss Lou Scruggs visited friends near Scotts station week before last. Mr. Fred liuchrlc came out from town to visit Mr. DclU and hunt a day or two. Mi" Gco.Dhtlcr claims to have a stalk of sugar cane 11 feet high. Mls Sofa Kecd and MUs Arvllle Oc- dcnl after a pleasant visit here, returned homo Sunday. Mr. Bona Scruggs Is having a new ad dition attached to his farm residence. Mr. Joseph Brondall has the contract to furnish wood for the school In this. district. Mr. John Eihart Is slightly ill. Mr. X. Kclbly wont to Lohman's station Saturday on business. Hcv. Hunter of Jeff City, conducted services lust Thursday evening at Mr. Coyucrs residence . ELSTON ITEMS. Elwood Durham left here last Monday to attend bU first term at Ottcrville college. Ituv. Shclton,the pastor of the BaptUt church at this place, came down Satur day to llll his regular appointment at this place. Mr. Jos. Kauffniau, superintendent of the county farm, made a trip to Jeff City Saturday. Mr. Adlson Wllhlte U spoken of as a candidate for constable of Marlon town ship on the democratic ticket. The looublioan county ticket sccnia to give universal satisfaction, and the pros pects are good that Marlon township will poll an unusual largo republican gain In November. Wo learn that Prof. Charles Peters sold his farm near the Missouri river last week. Charley owus a line farm near Elstou. . -1. W. Scruggs and family of Scruggs station, attended church In Elstcii last Sunday. Miss Sallle E. Itutitsong commenced her school term ut Kings Chappel last wceK. sue started out wituai pupils. The Indications aro that we will havo a late pleasant fall. Our turkey lieu lias just commenced to set on her third brood of eggs. A swnrm of bees came forth lust Sunday, and a brood of young birds were found in our apple tree lust week. Wc arc almost tempted to plant a crop of potatoes yet. Our public schools will open next Monday. The preliminary trial of Mrs. Polly Boycc will occur on the 13th. Thos. Koctzner and family started to Saufrancisco, California, where they expect to permanently reside. The ladies of the Catholic congre gation will give a picnic on Septem ber 21, 181)0, nt Franz's garden. All are cordially invited to attend. 2t Tlio ferryboat is now compelled to make her landing on thi3 side of tho river at the penitentiary wharf, antl on the other side about three miles below Cedar City. This virtually keeps from our city all the trade from Callaway and Boone that should come here. ItoV. Father Hoog, who has been absent for some months visiting dif ferent parts of Europe, was welcomed homo last Friday night by a largo number of friends who were anxious to sec and congratulato him on liw pleasant trip and safe return home. His good health and cheerful manner is of itself tho best proof that he en joyed his vacation, The Boy Spy- The Agent for tho Boy Spy is here. Every boy or girl who begins to read this book is so attracted by tho ac counts of hair breadth escapes, gen erous hospitality, friends among enemies, pathetic love stories -and daring adventures that there is no getting loso from it until eyery word of it is read. The Best- Everybody wants tho best. Of Iho' 200 books on tho lifo of Christ, Fleet' wood's is pronounced tho best. No ouo can rend this book without benci fit.