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"V. PAC "!(' fiAiLItOAD TIME TABLE -.VESTWAItD. No l.D.iy Evpress... Arrives 1 :0C p.m. Leaves 1:20p.m. No. 3, Through Express. Arrives 12;- 28 a. m Leaves 12 :28 a.m. No. o, Local Passenger. Arrives 12:W J'" mr. Leaves 12:45 p.m. No. 0, Texas Express Arrives 2:10 a.m. , w , leaves 2:10 a. m. Frolght, carries passengers. Leaves 0:25 a. m. EA8TWAUD. No. 2,Pay Express. ...Arrives 2:40 p.m. , , Leaves 2:55 p.m. No. 4, Through Express. Arrives 2:10 m- . Leaves 2:10 a. m. No. 8, Local Passenger. An Ives 1:20 Leaves 1 :40j. m. Freight, carries passengers. Leaves 4:10 E. 01. ocal passenger trains B and 6 run be tween St. Louis and Kansas Ollv Three sections ot night train cast. Texas ex- Eroas, No. 0, has through chair cur via. oxlngton branch. Free reclining chair cars oo, all through trains. LKBANON IlllANCII. Trains leave Jefferson City at 0:3? a. m., arriving at Aurora 0:30 a. m. Heturnlnir. will leave Auio.a at 11. '3 I. ui., arriving atd eiicrson Lilly at 2:3 p. in. John J. Cmjucii.Airt. Pi: k iip1 Da lira ninlnn n-. , M'i,t ui.iii.it ucr i Plf-i PerllMln- 1 IMJ ; Jassa iJ MOST DIRE IT 0 tk 1 JVj ST. LOUIS I iKansCity. fcMlife CHICAGO & Ai,TONRAHLROAD. Omnibus leaves Jefferson Hy, 7:30 a. m.. every day except Sunday con. negtlng with tho train leaving Ccdur City at8a. m. and which makes prompt connection at Mexico with all tralus going east, west or north. Jonathan Gbimsiiaw, Ticket Agent jig I f I r Jm J ill. t'iIUb! H TO ALL POINTS IN. TEXAS, MEXICO & CALIFORNIA. Througli Trains Curry PULLMAN SLEEPERS BKTWEEN Jefferson City & Sedalia AND TEXAS POINTS. Geo. A. Eedv, ) H. C. Cnoss, J Receivers. , . J. FItEY, J. WALDO, Uca. snit. Uon Trafllc Mgr, GASTON MESLIEH, Gen'l Fassengcr A Ticket Agout, SEDALIA, MO. ah ft?- The OHIO & MISSISSIPPI R'Y Is the only road running a passenger train front St. Louis to Cincinnati. 4 SOLID VESTIBULED TRAINS arc run from St. Louis to Cincinnati by the O. & M . R'y. All classes of passengers have tho uso of these cars without extra charge. Advci tistiuents of rival lines tiro intended to deceive the public, as no, other roatl runs a train of passenger cars from St. Louis to Cincinnati.' Tlio time by the O. & M. R'y Is LESS TIUN 10. HOURS. -from St. Louis to Cincinnati, much quicker than by 'the longer and in ferior routes! NO CHANGE OF CARS by tilts route from St. Louis to Louis yiiic, Cincinnati, New York, Philadcl pbla, Baltimore and. Washington and to other important Eastern poin's. The O. & M. R'y is the shortest and the quickest, and transports more passengers from SI. Louis eastward iliun auy other road from St. Louis. Official figures show this to lie tine. ' Passenger fares arc much Itss by the O. & M. R'y than by any other utc, THROUGH TICKETS by tho 0, oi, u-y Are for sale at nil olllees of onnneoU ill? Hues West, South and Northwest of' St. Lulls. When purchasing ask fqr tickets via the O. & SI. lPy. For sale in S'. Louis at Union Depot, and at Company's Ollice, 105 North Broadway. Address A. X Lytle, General Western Pau-en-cr Agent, 105 N. Broaday, St. Lu-, Mo, J. F. Raunaud, VP. 11, Siurri-'o, Gen. M'g'r. G. n. PaVr. Agenti Cincinnati, O. . UulnUllatcriTaclcloliloilc HALF THE qOS't' ot hoisting arcd it t loreleeiicra. butcher., farm erf. raacblnlaln; builders, contractors arid ttlhon. Admitted to lot tliu uruju nt irar.rorenicuts oier made lu facile blftcka, irelgb' prepaia. Write for cat lra. FULTON IRON It ENGINE WKS jnub.'ltU. 10 Bfuih 8t,.DetUol MichJ SSiltSKBij AIMIVftlnklM S-onniTOt), HOUOWAJT TO CURE SKIN ,STo,,u,.SSayKi''-'-,'" SsiCHotitfi w ,NT F0RM HEISKBLL'S OINTMENT, WSffllfSS!?. rycao.fiofn elmpla v!Pi2! ?i,d,P"'?ee.on th0 'tt, ttni Soto i'lcUaenica' Kcxema, Tetter ana Sold ij Druggists, so eta, psr Sox. Stud for Treating on Skin Direaieaani Certiannte.1 ot Cnrr. HUMPH RE 75' HOMEOPATHIC EH SPECIFIC No. t.... m rm. . Mi. AfMfiil Mmidf for Nervous Debility, Viial Weakness, tni rrolrtlon, f rom' orernork or etiwr co;;. ;i per tll. or 1Mindlritolnl poi dtr, lot M, Eolu iit DnraoHTs or srnt por.tpuli1 on receipt nt rlco.-HUMllREY3 MEDICINE C J Cor. WllUam and John at:, V. Y. Never a Failure Tho lied River Valley of Mnncsota and North Dakota has nev.;r litvd a failtiro (if crops'. It pro'luced 30,000, 000 bushels of wheat bcsiucs other cereals In 1890. Farms can be had on the crop plan, or lonjf lime cash payments. It is not an uncommon thing to pay for a farm from the pro ceeds of cno crop. It has nil nf the advantages of an old country in the shapo of school, church, ranrkcl, postal and railway facilities , and all the chances of u new count -j in the way of cheap lands, rich aoil and in crcaso in values. It is oi e of the most fettile and promising K'iopsin America not yet fully occucd. In the rtis't to the far wc9t, however, this rich valley has been ovi rlooked. It has i')6m for a million m ire peo ple. Write to F. I. WHITNEY, St. I'mil, Minn., for ptiiticulars. Publications sent free. Cheap Excursions South- For the purpiiMi of nffur ling op porliinity for investitraliii the un rivaled advantages offered home seekers und investors by the Stale of Mieioini, Arkansas, Florida. Lntiixan.i and other otatci south and sotitlieat. The Memphis route Van sat City, Fort Scott n':d Memphis R. R. lias arranged for a series of half rate excursions to piominent points In those atatia. Tickets for thi'Hu cxcurxloni will be Oil sile nt the ctimpuny'n cmip.in offlcei west, uf and ineliiibni; Sin insjlirld. and nt Knn?as Oily,' on Keptein her It 'and !3,V ami Uctolier I I. For FLORIDA the follnwiat: spec ial urrau; menls will bu uuide: Rmiiid trip tickets to piomiiieni Florida points will he old on Sep. tomber J, M and 29, Octudcr 7, 19 and 28, November 10 and SI, and Deccmuer S. On throe d itcs the Meinphi- route will also tell to tiitim jliiug to Flotilla to remain, one w.iy tickets to po'ut-t in lliat suite at tin rale of one and, mic-lmlf t unl .i'i mile All rr.u id'trip ticket t will In good thirty dry. fur rciuni 'intl bo li round trip u:id ru c-vay tic'als wi I be good forp'.tuau :uiy it t'usse ciunpauv's p iaacnf?er train leaving K:insas City on date abovu named. The cnnipany's coupon oillces in Kansas City arc at ii'M Main St., 10-12 Union Ave. , Union Depot and at Geneial Otlb-e building, northwest corner 9th und liroadway. For maps, time tabic, fol lcrs and all desired information, nddr-'ss J E. Lockwcod, (Jen'l Pass. & Ticket Agt., Kansas City, M'o. Valuable to Intending Settlers and Investors- The Missouri, Kansas ?.- Texas railway lias issupd a folder sontaln- , ing a county map of the State of I Texas, and a description of .he sev eral counties througli which Us lines pifs. ( 'llicse cQunties arq beyord dnlibt I the richest and best in the sUlo, jinil IntendTug settlers, home-sei kers or investors should not fail to ( btain n copy of this folder which .will be chrei fully and promptly irdlcd to any addicss in the world upt u appli' cation to Giston Meslier, Geiieml Passenger and Ticket Agent. M., K. & T. R' , Sedalia, Mo, mm CC'o J out Tirc-c.-.ritl m. with out injmy, remove Fi-ot'tlof. Livcr SIiiJci. 1n1. IVn.lj k,li:ilflV(IU,1 KLI1IUU1.I PImlrr- Mid. Tan. A few itnulicatinris will ren der tho most (stubbornly red t tin Bolt, smooth and white. Tsola Cream in not a paint or powder to cover defect?, but a remedy to cure. It is superior to all other preparations, and Is guaranteed to pj vo satisfaction. At drncslste or Diall ed for CO cents. Prepared by wtii. Ohio. a. c. niTTNra Jt co. C. M. EDWARDS, Prepared to do all kinds ot PLASTERING! at thu luwctt pce'lhle prices. Wells and Citterns 'plumeied . All wnrk j;iiftr anteed u give vntlre ulln:'tlnu . C. 31 S llroUwiy..lefIeidiiu(,ll,v, Jlu. 1 BACKACHE 231 Mens' cotton worsted suits for S3.00. Dopblo back overcoats, 52 Inches long, f jr 83.90 at M. Goldman's. M. Goldman and the Red Store are preparing to receive u large supply of new goods. Ladli s' flno cloaks and jackets for half their value at.the Red Store. Tho largest and finest line of clill drens suits and coalB ever brought to this market, at M.Goldman's. Mcr.s' Kentucky jeans pants for 90c, at M. Goldman's. Wantkd Intelligent gentlemen or ladies to address or call on me for Information that will give llicin profitable employment. W. D. WmoiiT, 519 Midlson St., Jefferson City Mo. WANTED A lady canvasser for electric goods corsets, belts nnd other nppliances, Address, Mns. M. J. Huff, Rus'.cllvillc, Mo. Send us your orders for job nrlntlne U you want neat and clean work at low llgures. Call and sec samples and as certain prluos ( . , , r . . . '.Siidt n will make you finer cabinet sizn photographs for the money than anyboi y else In the city. Go to him and gc , thu best. -THE STATEj REPUBLICAN- JEFFERSON CITY, .MISSOURI. PUBLISHED EVENT THURSDAY EVENING. F. G. Fdlkerson. Business Manager. SUBSCRIPTION, $1. A YEAR, .stf&r. 3-rV3s0?an COPIES IFREIEJ.. KnttrtA at tht rottoJUce at Jtjjerion City, ifn., an nevoid claMmatter. Nctr Berks,' Jan. 7, 1350. Thursday, Decembor 25, 1800. H.J B. Briber returned Tuesday iroma'oriiana, ure. With every $15 purchase of M. Goldman, one-half dozen cabino size photographs. Tho city has been full of peoplo uuring me past week. Silk umbrellas of a big variety In gold and silver handles, suitable for Christmas presents, at Geo. Porth's Jewelry Store. Our second snow commenced fall ing early Wednesday afternoon and continued until late in tho night. For Sale or Exchange- My fnriu.contithihi!' 202 acres all under fence, H0 acres timber, 50 meadow and Itllrirtirf- 7 It. 'I ea'iiretinl'f) unit nil In n lilirli slate of cultivation. TUo 180 acies, tfl alilnlatul, lies a little rolling, reecmblcs prairie; Is a deep, rich loam soil anil produces Hue crops ul com, wheat, oats aud all Idnils ot grasses, Is well watered with 3 never-falling springs, aud four wells. Forty acres of tills land lies In the center of the coal belt running throuirli this section: has two coal banks on It that has been partially worked and four other known out-crops for bunks that bin not yet been prospected. Coal of llnu quality both Bituminous and Gun nel, also lead and zlne prospects. Or chard contains about bOO young bearing trees of all kinds of choice fruit nl va riety ot berries. Two ordinary and one story cottiifrc dwelling of 4 and :) rooms each, besides pantries, smoke and dry house; splendid cistern ami cellar en closed with rock wall 23x14 feci iiinlcr dwelling; stable and gralucry 20sJ0 feet, cribs, slieds and pan I it Iiuiho. This farm 1- situated one mile from Elslon; 12 miles west of Jefferson City on Pacific railroad. UoU nelghborhoi d, churches of Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian and t'utholle within one-half and two miles: one mile from a good ecbool 0 and 0 months acb year. This farm Is about clear of .iiuuips and has no waste, rocky or washy land on It except what is taken up ny a f nun ravine mat runstbrouguit .iffordlng an abundance of water for stock (loiu ibi-.snrlnirsi iinsuriiasscd for health: have had no doctor bills lor 20) ems. uu? is one oi iuc uesi laims in its size ill cntral Ml-M)iiri, and 1 offer it at a bar :alu for cash. or I will cxelianceforirood ttesh'Ltbli) otty iin-itcity, ,ellitt tr business property. Mypilce in exchange is 87,000 , 8.1,000 to 33,300 In properly, the balance, cash, or on time to suit at U per cent. For further particulars address Hie owner on the premised or eiiiinirc at tlllsollleo. A- itOUTSZO.NO, J2LSTOM, COI.K C'OUNTV, JlO. Hy. SCHMIDT WILL 8KLL 5 A Horse Blankets Harness, Saddles, Bridles, AN1 l;Vi:itYTIHNO IN TUB SADDLERY line rt low llgurcs. Plow is thu time 1,0 buy to secure bai sains. Hy. SCHMIDT, 222 Kast High St. w nt. by Abu I'or-, Au.iln, mmith, Ynii ran d,i tho work ai 1It rBtirr, an eaallv rarnlnc from ft 10 I" Alt azra. Uaalinvt Joahon n J alart yea. f'an work In rara lima or all thp lima. Mj ni-nrr nr ierk ara. Fallura unknown among tbrm. H.lIulllttC'oi.oxBtlol-ortliiuU,Ulu Twlcdj Week for aOollar a Year- Tho "Weekly Republic, of St. Louis will go to its subscribers twice a week during November and December, otic stiect of six pages being mailed evory Tuesday and another every Friday, lids- will give the readers the news from oiici to live days earlier tlnn heretofore, and part of It ahead of any weekly pper, no matter where printed qr what doy Issued. THU SPECIAL MtSSOUHl EDITION 1 be -continued with a page of special State news each week, and the price will be unchanged, ONE DOLLAR A YKAU, with the usual communions to agents. Address. The Kei'uui.io, St. Louis, Mo. DUt0lnii4Sv flHMJ nfiik AYIUnkkt.TAfWVo muiu-'v tflnp I rncopct nnaminlll. anil lo hilroituca oui j aulrlor good, wa will arndrtlB uijii: I kRMN In aack localltr, Mabora, Ool (bona wan wriia 5 to ua al onoa ran inaka aura ol tka rhanra. All ran kava to da In rtlurnlalo abow nnr rooda to MbiMwbnrallfem. nalrbbora and ihnaa aronnd au Ikaba. vhinlnn of Ihl. od.OfllMmflot . ahowa lha aniall and of iha l.lo Tbanowlf col tna lha appaamnra nf Uraduaadu ' aboot the llltialb pail of 1U bulk'. II la a rad,ottnlaaltaula- arHU.a.iarfdaf I. .oar in r-rr, n,M.iw.." ." "v .w, ran maka from H,? la I O a daf l.aaf , rram tka atArt,wlbo aut.irwrt.ora U-lurwHlaa, onca. Wa poTall aiprooa chargaa. Addnoa, II JUIXCTT 4 CO., Baatla Ui,viXUlB, luurv With ovcry $10 purchasellof M. Goldman, one-half dozen card size photographs. And now somebody is asking if salvation is free under tho McKinley tcrday morning lllll. Mr. John Bright is now fully pre pared to supply the wants of every body with tho best boots and shoes, for tho winter trade, ever put on sale in this city. . Tho signal service reported a fall of the temperaturc-to 18 degrees yes- l lie change came. ITotiday presents, useful and orna mental, In great "variety. Slylisand prices to suit everybody ; store open every evening from Monday, Dec. 8, until Xmas. II. Dallraeycr, Madison St. - ' '. The treasurer of Boone county, J. C. Glllaspy, is short in his accounts eomo 815,000. The bondsmen have nado deficit good and tho count loses nothing. Mexico Intelligencer. If you need a Cloak be sure to sec us before bylng elsewhere. Our as sortment is the largest and prices the lowest for same quality and make of ijoods. Dress goods of all grades and colors at low prices. Special values it 10, 12 1-2, 20, 25, 23 and 50c per yard. R. Dallmeycr, Madison St. Mr. Geo. R. Weeks, president of tho Eldon Town company, was in the city last Thursday ami called. Mr. Weeks informs us that town lots in Kldon aru selling very rapidly and that a good substantial hoom has set in for Eldon. Miller County Gram. Tho .Standard Machine is the best The Star that leads all the icst. WANTED A girl to do general house work for a family of three. Apply at M. Goldman's clothing store. Mr. Wm. Derringer has removed to Elstou and will Continue in the "mud" business. . 11-Gt Tlie official vote of Texas at last has been declared. The democratic majority in 232,G8'J. .The man who headed the democratic ticket Is vary properly named Hogg. Ex. Hear tho weakly women sing: The Household Muchtue is just the thing. If you want ladies' cloaks or jack ets at the lowest prices ever known in tilis city, call at once at the Red Store. if you want a royal treat, The Household Machine can't be beat. Sec a change in the ad of the dr goods pioneer merchant, Mr. II. E. Schultz. Read it and go to his house if you ure interested in your own welfare, In securing ;good goods at reasonable prices. The Red Store is nop' well stocked with a handsome variety of goods that is in daily demand by the citi zens nf this city and surrounding country. .-f For the next two weeks to' give space for new good's coming the Red Stoic will sell all. goads at great ly reduced prices. Christmas trees with brilliant shine The Standard Sewing ilachlne Is very lino. , When you try It, you'll admit, The Standard Machine iiiukcs thu bit. There is not a particle. of room to doubt, The Standard orllouwliild will knock all others out. A nice assertmentTolf road carts und wagons can bo feon at F. A. Uwighls, 702 West fctreu Experience) teaches every person The Standard Machine will mlt your notion I Ladies' line shoes at only 81.50. Sold at 82 eveiywhcre else. Seo the greatest bargains ever offered itr Shoes, at the Red Stoic. Qucklen's Arnica Salve. Tho best salve In the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt ihciiui, fever sore, tetter, chapped hand, chilblains, corns and all skin oruptiuiis, and posit ively cures plies, ok- no pay leipllrcd. " It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded, l'rlcu 23 cents per box. For sale ny A. Brumlenberger. Postmasters are authorized to re ceive subscription for this paper. We allow them thu usual newspaper commission. No advance in prices I We have an enormous stock, bought during tlie summer months, which we are offer ing at old prices and part of it lower than ever in order to convert the Hoods Into cash before annual srock talclig, which is iif-ar'aMiund. Call" before Inijing elsewhere Rt-H, Dal. in yer s Cash alote on MudU q J3t, If you want a Cloak or Jacket call ' at the Red Storc. Remember, ladies, you can secure these goods at a bar gain. Tlie postodlco will be open to-day from 8 to 9 a. m. and 2 to 3 p, m. For good jewelry call at T. J. Burkhardt's jewelry store in City hotel building. Mr. and Mrs. R.II. Dallmeycr re turned Tuesday from their bridal lour. Children's pants 60 cents at the Red Store. Mr. Louis Tenny has charge of tho Missouri Pacific ticket office at this place. For nice'Chrlslmas presents call at T. J. Buikhardi's jewelry store in City hotel building. Jiulgo Thomas qualified as one of the new judges of the supreme court on Tuesday, before Maj. Lusk. Oil! What pretty set rings, gold and silver watches, jewelry and sil verware, suitable as Xmas gifts, at George Porth's jewelry stoic. Mis3 Annie Lesueur has been elected by the school board to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Miss Mary Bauer. Call and get T. J. Burkhardt's prices on watches before buying elsewhere. The Farmers institute will be held in this city on January 15 and 10. If you want bargains call at the Red .store. xiio legislature will convene on the 7th of next mouth. For fine watch repairing call on T. J. Biirkhardt. Orders by mail will receive prompt attention. The quail killing season will end ! on'the .'list. Money saved is money made. To do so you have only to buy your clothing of M. Goldman. The river is nt tho lowest stage of water known for yi ars. For an immense stock of goods, ! call at the old, tellable, famous house of Goldman's. Ex-treasurer Noland's trial is def initely fixed for the Gth of January. A nice lino of ladies nnd children's cloaks just received at the Red Store. Tho state supreme court will meet on tho oth of January.. - Mr. S. II. Frcshour of Centrctown,. was in tho city last Saturda! . The "London Gaiety Girls" wil likely be hero during the jjolldays,';-. Riin is now badly necded.fThe weather continues dry and pleasant. Iligginsvllto bus been selected as the place for the ex-jJOtifederatc' home. . Miss Mary Bauer lias tendered lici resignation as one of tho teachers of the public school. Tlie judicial judges of this state will hold their annual session in this city on the 2Utb and 30lh Inst. Miss W. DcWyl was presented witli a recognition pin in esteem of her valuable service as secretary of tlie Women's Relief Corps, No. 02. Mr. Adam Routszong was in the :ity last Saturday. He is still offer ng his fine farm for sale. Sec da- icription in this paper. Col. Daniel Coffelt of Scruggs, passed through the city la9t Situr day, on a visit to his brother, in Henry county. Willie Young, son of Dr. R. E. Voting of Nevada, ij in tlie city, -pending the holidays with his friends and relatives. Christmas is here and This Repub lican extends its wishes of peace, pleasure, and plenty to all. A merry Christmas and happy New Year. Dr. M. B. Lowcllyn died last Sun day evening of inflammatory rheu matism. His death was sudden and unexpected. Since his residence here he had made many warm friends. The remains were taken to Keokuk, Iowa, for interment. The marriage of Mr. R. II. Dall moyer and Miss Lottie Lee Otto, youngest son of Col. W. Q. Dall meycr and daughter of Mr. B. II. Otto, on Wednesday evening of last week, was a very pleasant affair, aud the young couple havo host3 of friends here who wish them a pleas ant journey through life. Mr. D. R. Francis gave an elegant Musicule to a number of invited guests at the executive mansion from I to 0 p. m. on Tuesday of this week. It was a rare treat to those who had the pleasure of listening to the talented ladies and gentlcnen who contributed so largely to ils sue' cess. At o:ou rcrrcsiitnents were served and enjoyed by all who were s'o greatly indebted to Mrs. Francis for spending a most delightful afternoon. , CORRESPONDENCE?,' . Wf-SJAViitjbt Jeff Oltv.' in. In ' ihl rOjthborhood'pa biislncsi last Tucs- School at tho brlfk school house south Of Scruggs closed on account' of whooping couim ' MiviAdam Brharts' children aro very 'f5 M". Trjpp has completed Mr. Kr hart's bafh". Sir. T. Is u llrst-elass work mnn. " Mrs. Moueyhan visited friends In this community Monday of this week. Death deprived Mr. and Mrs. Thomp son of one of their children a few days ngo. Mr. 11. Mayhan sold his farm to Mr. Kd. I.oeseh recently. Messrs. Egijers and Meyers shipped a car load of wheat Monday to St. Louis. Col. D.iulul Coffelt returned home Monday from Clinton, where ho wassnm monod to the bedside of his only brother, wno is dangerously 111. JIIss Lou .Scruggs visited friends nfnr . Scolts Station lastweck. Mr. Sciuggs' new residence Is about finished. Holiday Rates. On December 21, 25, 31 and.Jan uary 1, the Chicago and Alton will sell excurjion tickets to all points within 200 miles at Hie rate of one and onc-thiid fine for the round trip, good to return on or before January 5, 181U. A. P. Giiimsiiaw, Ticket Agent. Tw.i government boats passed The following is a list of the of ficers elected for the ensuing year by the organization of Catholic Knights of America, Nn. 214 of thi3 city: Spiritual Director Rev. O. J. S. down the river Monday to secu o HooS' winter quarters. We are offering a big job in Men's and Ladies' underwear. Broken lots of different qualities, which you can buy from 10 to 25 per cent, under price. Heavy, nearly half wool joins at 30c j Humboldt jeans at -15c per yard. Splendid bargains in Wool Flannels at R. Dalltncyer's cash store on Madison St. The 150 surveyors rcsently on the Missouri river In th.-ir reports and maps will recommend a number of important changes in the channel of the river. There was a long and lnrd strain to commence some improvement on High struct, and a great miny a:o now equally as anxious to see the work finished or stopped. Turlington, the murderer of Sheriff Cranincr of Cooper county, m de his third cscapo from the Boonville jail on last Sunday morning by sawing through tho lop uf ills cull. Ho was recaptured near Oltervlllo Sunday evening. The Boonvlllc officials nnd jail cannot be very efficient in their holding power. A Wonder Worker Mr. Frank HuH'inan, a joung man of llur liugton. Olilo, Btutem that lie had been under tlie euro of two prominent physicians und uied their trcatiuout until lie was not ablo togetnrmiud They pronounced Ida- cane to be consumption and IncurabW- He wim pernuadedlo try Dr. Klug'a New I)loovcry for coniumptlon. coughs and olds and nt that tlma was not able to walk ao ositlo street without resting He found beforo he had mod half of dollar botllo, that ho wasmucli bettor; lie continued to uso Itand Is to-day onjoylni; gooj hoaltli. tfyou have any throat, lung or chest trouble, try It. guarantoe satisfaction. Trial httki lieu, at A. uranuerucrgera urug autre. President Liwrencc Franz. Vice-President Joseph Ilciurichs. Financial Secretary G. Herman Haalc. Corresponding Secretary John Bredeman. Treasurer Joseph Iluegcl. Sergeant-at-Arms Win. Fischer. Sentinel Henry Schumaii. Tiusteo H. D. Wallon. Auditing Committee Gus. Kroe ger, William Sehuite, Ernest Frle mel. Specimen Cases. S. II." Clifford, New Cassel, Wis., was troubled with neuralgia and rheumatism, his stomach wasdlsoidered,hIsllverwas affected to an alarming degree, appetite fell away, mid lie was terribly reduced lu llesh and strength. Three bottles of Kleclrlc Hitters cilted him, Edward hheplierd, lliinUbmg, 111., had a running soru on lib leg of eight years' standing. Used three bottles of Electric bitters and seven boxes of Duck len's Arnica Salve, and his leg is sound and well. John Speaker. Uatawba, O-, had live Inrgo fevor sores on his leg, doctors said he w. Incurable. One bottle of Electric Bitters and one box of Iliickleu's Arnica Salyo cured him en tirely. Sold by A. Br.mUjiibsrger. There Is an old saying about the weather that often proves correct. It is that tho three first days of decern her settle thu weather for tho entire winter. According to this rule, De cember should bo a fairly mild month, witli more limn the average amount of suiuhiue. January should bo boisterous, but wind up very cold,, and February should be severe throughout. Weather uaphets scc-m Inclined Jo, indorse this foiecast, nnd possibly thu good old adage may prove true once more. CENTKETOWN. Mr. D. J. Weaver, one of the best looking and must polite young gentlemen lu our city.lt is reported, that ho Isabout to plunge himself Into a sea of matri mony. Wo doubt the truthfulness of the eport,ns Mr. D. J. Is so changeable. Mrs. Stella Tucker of Sedalia Is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Murry. Mr. L. A. Shull and MUsCora Ander son were united In marriage In this city ast biidday. Tho marriage took place nt the rcsldciiceof tho bride's sister, Mrs. Wm. Ontllff. Wo understand that they were tho recipients of ipdte a number of nice presents. The young couplo have many friends hole who wish them a long ife together and one of pleasure. Tho Itev. 11. T. Tipton officiated. Joe English, our live stockman, shipped car load of very rluo cattlo from here to St. Louis last week. Mr. Simon Bondnllor. who Is a hustlsi- from the word go, shipped a ear load ot hogs from here labt week. Mr. Fred and Win. Murnhv. fivn nf the best farmers In Marlon township, shipped a car of very fliie hogs from here last week. Mr. Columbus Powell, the architect. hits about completed Mrs. Campbell's new house. Prof. John D. Freshnnr made a Hying trip to California lat Saturday. Prof. L. L. Strelt of Jamestown. Mo.. Is here cliculatlug among friends. Mrs. Belle Rlcliel of Green nhlce.. I'ettls county, is hero vlsitlug relatives aud lrlends. ELSTOX ITEMS. Jos. Sickcngcr, Chas. Ltnsey aud Mr. Biondall were appointed by tho county court as commissioners to as sess damages on a new county road recently suiveyed out by Road Com missioner bond. The road intersects the Marion road about one mile not lb of Elstou, and runs west and inter sects the Marion and Centretown road near Mrs. Andicotts farm. This is a very important road, and should by all means be opened. Miss Sallie E. Routszong closed her school last Friday for the holi days, and will attend the college en tertainment at Ottcrville, Tuesday. Mr. F. Caspari is making prepara tion to ouild a barn. Mr. F. M. lYip, who bus tho contract, will commence work with a force of workmen next week. Mr. Octavus Gouge will soon com mence building a now residence on his farm, adjoining town. Mr. A. Knernshlcld is running a saw mill on his farm west of town. rVndy is a hustler. An exchange says that everybody at Jefferson City is getting converted and that the preachers always like to get that job done before the legisla ture meets. Wo are of the opinion that this statement Is incorrect. But, we are willing to believe that a largo iiu.nbcr of the people at tho capital arc in need of conversion. Tho.tima . to do thu work, howeyer, is after tho legislature adjourns, Boonville .'Re publican. FINE CHRISTMAS PRESENT Tho NewStandard and Household- "Its Beauty and Ease of Motion Please me Well" 1 refer you to the following persons beltiff In Jefferson City nnd vicinity that have bought the Now Staudaul and Household Sowing machines from tiVo. I Vitugban, aud every machlno Is giv ing the best satisfaction. Call on thoin and eo tor yourself: MrsIIK Schultz Mrs Henry Dullo Mrs John Buteman Mrs Dr Thompson Mrs tfr.l L Thorpe Mr J U Mcllenry JlrsJ U Oldhum Mrs W W Wagner .MisD'Oei ch Mrs Jiunes Hays MUsMnggloilaucr Mrs Win luuur Mis-lubu JUtier Mrs Paul Schmidt Mrs Dan Qundeltlnger Mrs L Spamihorst Krs I.ule Gordon Mrs J W Gordon Mrs G W Gordon Mrs Thos Gordon Mrs U A Ware Mrs Samuel Sone Mrs G T Kogers Mrs J O Fisher Mrs Cant Bradbury Mrs W K Bradbury Miss Ella McO.uty MLs Ella Simpson Mrs John Lluhardt Mrs Loul.-e. ConratU Mrs II (J Inunit) Mrs SUV Undlo .Mrs L I. MeConnlek Mrs V Prlcfunoyer Mrs Jacob Straus Mrs I Hodenhelmur M -3 Dr Hammuud Mrs John Cowley Mis Muj l.usk Mrs John Doehla Mrn J A H'U'li Mrs Henry ltuwart. Mrs Weudidl 8tranh Mrs .Ins Sutmplil Mrs It Dallmeyer MrsFcrd nallmejer' Mi's Dena Illume Mrs 11 T Holmes Miss Maggie Frleinel Mls3 Lizzie. Sehell Mrs L Franz Mra Thno Oveunao Mrs B 11 Pohl, And mnny otuers. Sale room 51 1 West Mot'urty St'.