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J08. A. JsDMONDS. H. T. JESSE.
Hotary Public. EDMONDS & JESSE. REAL ESTATE AND LOAN AGENTS, Fire and Tornado, Life and Accident Insurance. HOME MONEY TO IAtAX. Officoiu Meng's New Building. HARRISON &c GO. bUCUKSSOKS TO 'grove young. One i Price. Close Price Cash House. r " We have just received one of the largest and best selcoted stock a ot The Very Best Goods ever brought to this market , con sisting of READY-MADE CLOTHING "-'' FOIt Men, Boys & Children. JtltC Uigenc VOL. 20. LEXINGTON, MO., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 18.M). No. 41. W- H. BRUftJS, HHKXDICU I F A l.t. TOCK rmml. t, el In llo- tVnlriil lol..nl t.'liiut ll.-mnl. Malnd'action iiuHruiitHnl Adlre.s: W II I'.i in Conrmillx Mo. CATRON & MORELAND I.KMNtiTON, MO. AliTK4.T.S OF TITJ.r. REAL ESTATE, INSUHACF. IMOMCY l I. OA. HUK TIIK DM M.xlra-l it.i'niM Lull) olli' i;.ii.iiy. ,Y t: M I'l.K I K 'We to I..- .SKI' OK I .Hllit . Ul Of KICK IN t'Otiit l'IIOIIsK. m. H. STEVENSON IIICAIIOJ'AIITKKS Fllll DRY-:-GOODS ! Hats, Gaps, Gloves, Furnishing Goods, r; , Trunks. Valises, 4c. Dress Goods, Cloaks, ' Trimmings, Jeans. Flannels, Blankets, aud all other goods kept in a first-class Dry (Hoods and Clothing HARDWARE, CUTLER?.' GUNS ANI ! AMMUNITION. ISO PLUMBING GOODS, BURDEUS' SUPPLIES, PUMPS OF ALL KINDS, HUHKl) WIRE, WHIR FENCING. And a Fine Article of Home Grown Timothy Seed. Respect fully. W.H. STEVENSON Honse. Having pnrcbased all of oar goods he fore the McKinley Protective Tariff mil passed tbe senate, which has increased the tariff from 35 to 60 per cent, higher than be fore its passage, wo are still prepared, ou account of oar early purchase of goods, and buying at extremely low prices, to give our customers the" advantage of oar purchase by selling them goods as cheap s ever belore sold iu this market. We have accommodating salesmen to 1 show oar goods, who take pleasure in show ing goods. Mr. II. Meyer will give especial attention to our German customers. We cordially invite all who are in need of goods . in our line to give as a call and examine our stock, as we can save you money on your fall and winter bills. ,Yoor, respt ctfnlly, J. W. HARRISON & Go. UIGGINSV1LLE. Goner Frtuklii ill Lurtl Street MARBLE-:-AND-:-GRANITE MONUMENTS, HEAD STONES TOMBS VAULTS, At. rKKCEB r"H BURIAL GROUNDS. G. C. GRAHAM Copyright, I8W. The eoulvnlont. In English money, of 2.fi()0 was once offered by an old lady in Isindon for the return nf a favorite cat which had strayed or bwn Btolun. People called bora "crank," and perhaps aim was. It is unfortunate that one of the (rentier sex should ever vain this i mo, yet many uo. it ih, However, rrequonuy not their fault. Often functional derange ments will apparently change a woman's en tire nature. lon't blame such sufferers if thev are "cranky." but tell them to use Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription, which is an in fallible remedy for " female weaknesses." " Favorite Prescription " has cured thou sands of poor, bed-ridden sufferinir women of lemaie weakness, painrui irregularities, ul cerations, oriranie displacements and kindred ailments too numerous to mention. It Is the only medicine for women, sold by druKfpsts, inner a pumltlvo minrantee that It will. In every cuhc, (five satisfaction or the price (81.00) win oe rciunuoa. World's Dihi-knhary Medical Associa tion. Proprietors, liullalo, N. Y. Wabash Kallroad Time Table. Omnibus will leave Hie Hotels lu this ultv for It. A I.. Milieu.. i nil in it euiineclioii with trams going east, went ami iinrin.si 7.110 s. in. ItelurniriK. wtllarrive at In -an a. in Omnibus will leave for It. & ',. .1 unc tion, inaktniii'.onnection with trains Koinir east anil west, mid north as tares Iticiimond, at :: mln, m. l(eilirnil)T. wnmrnvrwi . nop. lu. JIMINi: lOIIJIII Hi,,,,., im. -ii, lent Hantn Fo Routo. THIM AIIHIVZ. r.O . 111. from l.i llli(.' iii .luiielum and rust. p. in. Iroiu kunsus I ity hihI s . .Itit!t-ii,. ." p. lu. Uolll hull ms City uud east. TKAINM LK4VK. tie a. in. lor Kn I itv. St. Joe ,in,l eag 4;imp. 111. lor Ksnaus t:ity ami si. Jo,.. !.' I. m. for t.llil'.llirii und lllellltionil 1 1,'kelM holil at c.itv olllce l,i all points, linv jrul, llt:i.eiB HIM, H I ,!,1"'! 111,,-S. .MMIIM TAIUIIWAN. Agent. JeU'orson City, Boonville & Lexing ton Division Tim 3 Table. ABOUT MIBH00RIANS Political and Personal Movements of Various People. Iararratlin 'onreriiliiK ninny Well It. no tv ii Men and Women. Westward Kastward AH a-is: M.2.V ti:H M Hlul'OIIB. AM. I 7 :r. in no ;l:-'u :l:4U U:4." ;l ki i; m 4::ni 7.201 ft:(Hil 7:t.'; I'M. I I ...Tiplon .... .. Ibionville... . . . VVHVerly.... ...Kd wards.... ...Dover ....lorthrnp. .. . .Myriek .... ...Lexington., l-.'::is 1 1 :.' H:U4 7:M 7:.-t" I!::.:, I'M. PM . f.:'.'ll '-':4U Io::i:i 10:11 H:.VI a 4ii 9:0.1 AM. Time Table of the Lexington Irunch of the Mo. P. It. B. Dr. PIERCE'S PELLETS Westward. Kustwsrd o Paaaenger, Stations. IV vearclnblo mid Perfectly llarm- Uneuunleii as a Liver 1111. SiniilleHt, Pnreli leiw. I CliennoHt- F.nxlivt to Take. One Tiny. Nnimr - ronled Pellet u Done. Cures Slrk lleiidiiehe. Hllloua Headache. 'oiiNllpulioii, IndiKeatlou, Blliuua At tacks and all derangements of the Stomach and uowels. ' cents a vial, uy uruggiats. ATTUBNKVS. AM AM. I'M 111 ftf .vo1, 4::m Sedalia ... :'" 0:1!) !i:M . .Conrordiu. .. l-.'JH (S::jli H:1U A u 1 1 v i I If . . . 2:.Vi nils 6:2i ..IllvginHVille.. 11:1.1 :M :il ... 1'agr Cilv... 4:0" 7:2" !(:.'.' l.exli'gtoi. .. 4:4 7;2H 7:io .. . .Myrii k .... 6:11 7:4:1 .. WelliiiKton .. B:'Ar 7:W) Waterloo... ft-'M 7;S5 ... ...Napokon. .. :00 H:f,: ... J .ludepcudeiice I'M ' Passenger AH ll:M H 4111 8:.' 7:4.'. 7:i!S If OK PM 3:l PM III 1A 8:011-': 17 ::ti H:: M:l:i I0:.'i0 H:i7 7 :4.ri 7:3 7:17 7.10 7:01) (1:10 10 II :40 IS -J H:0.i 7:.'.5 6:40 AM JOHN S. ULACK.WEL.L., V I'TjKNKt AT LAW. Will practice in at X. it u.iiii'liol the dlale. I'ruiupl atteuluu ivvn to a.l business cutrusied to my care. jiUce In Mhsouic building over'l'rlgg APhleld't tu.re. Janioyi XENOIMiON RVLAND. . 'lluUMtl'-Al'-I.AW. Will give prompt al- A lention to all bumness entrusted to bib care. Will practice in all the courts, except the Pro- ale Coin l l.al.iyolte county . neozyi T.J. UULIKU, A '1TOUNKY AT LAW. Will practice in all IX. the stale ami federal e.ouru. t'rompl atien Lion 10 collections, ezaininallou of land titles. writing legal indentures. Ao. Olllce lu Intelli gencer building Iron I rnoin inayx.i 4. U. SIIKWALTSII. I S. N. WILSON. Lexington and I Public Administrator ilanaas City. I and Notary Public. SHKWALTEU, WILSOX, A TTIIIINK18.AT-LAW. Lexington. Mo. J. A II iliewalier having opened an office in kanaaaCitv (American Itsnk llullding, nighlh and lllaware), will be lu Lexington on Satur day ul each weea. in exm Nay 0. VALLAUI, WM. 11. CUIUS W4LLACE H. CHILES. A TTOHNKY8 ANU COllN8KLIXK Al AV Law. Lexinirton. Uo. Olllce. front roou. oyer the "Lexington Sayltgi Bank," upposil Hie court hoitae. Will praulioi in tbe courts ol Lalayelte and surrounding couutics, and also In he Supreiu.' conn of the state ol Missouri, and tne U. 8. Circuit and District courts forth Wentcrn l trictol Mlssour. CTTo follow Ilie time of trains eolnir west read from top of column downward; of those going east read I mm the bottom of column up ward. A. H. I.OO.MIS, Agent at Lexington. II ,1 WOUII, A yent ul Mvrick. Cb.ica.KO e& Alton B. R. a 35 Passenger II. J. UUOliGV, , TTtKNKV-AT-LAW, illggnisyil Mo. -DEALER IH- STOVEH, PAINTS PAINTS PAINTS: Wc are offering a bigstock of everything in the Paint Line, such as . WHITE LEAD-fBEST GRADES, MASURY'S LIQUID PAINTS, i 1-2 to 1 gal. canf. 1 MASURY'S RAILROAD PAINTS, in 26 pound can. NE ALE'S CARRIAGE PAINTS, In pints and quarta. With these yon can re-paint your Buggy, Cart or Spring Wagon very nicely and at little cost. A full line of Varnishes, Hiird Oils and Suellacs ; also Win " dow Glass singleand donble strength. We will make very close prions on these goods and ask a call. : Very Respectfully, OHAS. W. LOOMIS, FRANKLIN AVE. i TINWARE, SHEET-IRONWARE COITEU WA HE. Roofing and Guttering a Specialty. SOLE agent for the celebrated ' Peoria," worn! base beater; Mold Coin," wood base neater, and 'Monitor" and "Darling Oaks," soal or wood heaters Has , Is a lull supply cf Cannon Stoves, "Superior" tJoim iioves, 'or woou or ooai, ana a mil aisnrtmcni tt all other goods in his line. All work done and stoves sold guaranteed to give entire satisfaction. Prices at Bed llock, ind low as the lowest. Q AH LAND C. URAIIAM. Franklin Ave., Opp. Brewery i Till A. Will iiracline lu all the male and federal ... urta. Pro lint allent'on given to collections. examinations of land lltles. writing legal Inden tures, etc. Loan money at a low rain 01 inter nal, writ. a Insurance polloiea in aiamitini com- ...nil... anil, ill laCL. aiienua ill ail aiiioa in l.iisini.a In g-uerul. Oltli- over tilobe i:iolh- inir llonae. lligyinviHe. M' apriiiyl U '.7 lu::iA ll:I.V 1 1 :.V 2 45 I'M. AM. ::iu :!' 4:0)1 aw 4:fr.'. 4:4U 4,'. 6-1 lr 4 :( :f.3 r.:IJ 4:.'UI , I 7 :.' &:.': 4:4.'.f 7:H'. 6.40 ft uu 7 ::mi 6-.W 7:l.r. 7:lHl f.:47 U:l'i 0::i:l Paasenger I AM ilacklmrn. ! '-:K Alius. .Colder. lliggiuHvllle. .Mavvlew... .ildessa... :l:i 9: il:IS !i:itl I :hi I'M In ,v M:4: H -JU lll:.'a 11:40 8:1 V :ui i'i:uu f:bM lo::io H:oui lll:IS 7:60i 1U:I.' 7:411 7:lll ..Hates City..' 8:4&, Kansas City I:.M: 8:I.V 8:40 8:40 7 :1ft II: I r. lo-.w 9:30 t:l& AM KltniOAL. I'LUBKNtiliA. lunmrsR, m. . DMlEOPATIilST. Women and Children' Oiteases a specialty. Uinue on franklin iveitne. oppoaile e.ourlboUHe apivlinJ T. IT W. IIIYI' IAN i. slonal services to the e.ili.ens ol Lexington and Surgeon, offers his proles and vie.imty. Olllce, Metig buildltig U si- dence. Win. II. Mutton's. EIHiUAMU UL1T, I,. OUUtabUN KKNT1ST, olllce oppo O site Rourlboitse, over i.t-xiugtun tavina" Hans. Li slngiou, Uo. WINKLER PURNITURg COMPANY. MANUFACTURKR8 AND DBaLKRH IN .FTTX-ITXTTJIIE. ikE PRKPARKD TO IX ALL KINDS OK Turning, Planeing, Scroll Saw!ngf&c We also keep constantly on hand Stair Banisters, Newel Posts, Walnut Coffins, Ac. Metalto and Wooden Burial Cases Always on Hand. They respectfully ask the attention of nil the articles ol their manufutt.ire pledging them selves to sell as cheap as such arUe.lea cau Ih bought. WINKI.KK riniMTIJItE COMPANV. A PECULIAR HORSE. Johnny Tendershin : Hitch him to a plow, ''he's dar;" hitch him to a buggy, "he's dar ; hitch him to a wagon, "he's dar;" de trouble is to get him "away from dar." If you are in quest of CHOICE OLD LIQUORS VISIT A. GEYKR'S, "HE'S DAR;" wao't Imported or Domestic Wines, "he's dar;" want Pure and rerv Old Whisky or Brandy for medicinal purposes, "he a d;ir," and it costs less than others charge to get it away from dar. FOR SALE NO. I One el. ganl two Morv llrlek liwelling HoiHe, on Third street, I.. sniH'oli III perleet o.der and condition. In roouiH.beauiiiul yard. will Mowers and grapes and walks, front a. ol l.aek lot A leirgHiti e. m .e ImiI if taken boon. iC. WINsoit A HtN. Agents. NO. 2. line silbBlanllal, well-l.liill two sliwy Itriek liwelling on the blurt, banilnoiiiel) and conveniently located, N rooms and two balls, front an I l.aek lot, all in good condi tion. OUered at low pri"e to ipiirk buyei . K. WINMlIt A SUN, Agents. NO. 3. Cne and a ball slory Krniiu- Dwillirg on South street, li roouin. enure property in oomplele order, and very desirable ami con venient to business. Ham, wtei, Irlill, grsss, trees, AO t an be bought now st a bargain, if sold so u. K. WINMOIt A KC'N, Agenls. NO. 4. One story ! lame Dwellirtf on College street, 4 rooms and reiiKr, iarj,c lot, water barn, Ac. Offered very low. JC. WIN3UU A SON. Agents. i M r. Also another llni k und Kiainr liwel iwn stories, n rooms suit hall mid .nrn'li. aooil barn Mind be sol I soon. DDer- elllOW. K. WINMOIt A .SON. Agenu- MO. A four small liwelling., wltb two a llir. i im.mi, gooil torationa oneay le. and rbsap. neM.I H. WlDOUtt A auM. Agents ud UENTI8T. J If HAS8ELI., 1. l. 8.- front looms over Commercial ank, oppoalle the Courinouse, .f iioglon. Mu. n.n)Jll Dli. J. W . IrlU.G. CiUUtiEON UKNTl.Sf ,uUioeo-pjslU the courthouse, u lairs, i.- xlug l. sllHaolln. nepfjllj I l. tt. UU. J. J. UHEEft. yUltiiKON OtNTIHT, has opened U l an olliim over the Ltlayelle Ooiia- IV Itank, next door lo Or. Tuoker, .mil is now oreuaied lotto all kinds ol Special stleniioti given lo the lllltug ol teeth mid lbs in .king of arlilloiai dentures, iirtng your aching leelli and nave III em extruded without pain uy. lie line ol nlll'oua oxide. Satisfaction guaranteed in every case. Lextngtoii. Mo. HANKS. OMMERCIAL-:-BANK, L.KXIIVUTOIV, MO. , TAIIHM AN, I'RaH. W. II. I llll.KS. V-P. li It. lltKLANO. Cahiiisb. Trams inaiked with wilt not slop. Trains marked wuh I stoi. on slsnal. Local freights rundatly exceplHunday . Other trainadaily . Coupon tickets on sale lo all principal points In the United .states snd Canada. Itaggagf checked through to destination without extra charge. s. A. VKHMILI.ION. Aynt at lligginsville. TRANSFERS OFREAL ESTATE furnished weegty to the intelllneneer by Captain J. t). Uonuer, recorder of deeds ol Lafsyettecouuty, Mo Abstract ot the deeds tiled In the olBceol Itecortler of DeeilsfroniSaturtlay.Uet.il, ISHO, lo Salurtluy, October i". 1SU0. Only sucb as c.o u tain covenants ot warranty con talned in list. Ed. It. Lowry (o W. H. Church. M) acres, rw nv ami lUa oil a end aw sw 11.48. 28 9 900 01) M. K. Parrolt to Ben n. Ciiinu.llM) acre, w nr nw yJ, e sitlo ne ne UO. 2.'.s und other lands 3,000 00 Cbas. W. 8oiilb to Peter Vance.25 acres, a end w hf se '20, 40, 27 2r0 00 Jacob Itoemmesh lo 8. 1. It line- 140 acres, w hi ne 10, antl w hf e lit ne 10. aNo n hi sw ne 4. 40, 27 0,:i00 00 Stephen Uatri and wile to II. B. Cronkbite. nw ne 111. M. 28. and part iw se 13. nu, as 2 but! W) li, C. Olllespla to John Barker. 3o acres, pt ne sw 8, 60. 28 300 00 James Milan lo Tbns. K. Murray. 80 acres, w hfsw20.48 27 2.800 00 Seawell, Wagoner & Kenton to S. F. Steart. pt of lot 4. Kitssell's 3rd add to Odessa Bent. Kllioll lo Ueo. W. Harrls.lot S.bllt 13. Odessa L. B. Burton to Oeo. W. Harris. 4 hit in lots ft. U and 7. blk 13. Odes. Lock Terlnine and wife lo U. W. Harris, lot 10, blk 13, Odessa Tbog. J. Carnieal to T. O. Ward, 20 acre i, w hf ne sw 22. 48, 2r T. Jane llenrv to.laiues Urnnt.lols 4. 6 and 0. blk 21. Waverly I.. Cbeallistii lo A. Shaver, b PAID 111 U4PITAL, $Tft.OOO. ANI UUMNKH OS A L1HKKA! IHII'ULAK HASI8. Ill ItKCTOU-i : LO K TXitllUNS, JAMBS K. CATKON, JAI.'OII P. I'ON.NSK, I1II1ISHT TAIJHM AN, UkO. W . JOHNSON, WIL1.1AUU Cllll.KS. U. It. I RKLAh D. MORRISON WENTWORTH BANK LKXIISOTON, no. WILL do aurene.al Uanklng liusin as; uuylng and Selling Uonds, Uold and txchaige Oeposlls leceiveil. collections made aud protrplly remitted lor at rurreut rales of ex- onsnge. Libi ral accoinmodaticns to Regular Customers. S O. WKNT WORTH. Prest. It. riK.I.I). Vice President, WM. MoKKISON. Cashier. BANK OF HIGGINSVILLE, Capital Stock, fSO.OOO. v. O. NKAl.K. Phkb. Ciiah. IIOKFKK, Cash. J. M. AltMKNTKOUT, Vlt k-PHtca. IHItKCTOIW : I HIIIIMTMANN, C. F. ItUKIINKH, I'll AS llllHll, J f llOgllN, PKACOIK. io a tieiieral ItsnkiiM Itusiness in Loans, llis- ef.iinlw. Kxeliuiige an'l DepoHllw. ar.tl J.A.WILSON -MAKICS A 8 PHI IAI.TY Of. FIRE INSURANCE! A.IINT FO t Til a rot.i.i.a INII nn.r I l.tes rilMTANISH: (I. A. CIIAMltl.lN, W. 41 NKALK, J. J. AhMKNTIIOtll', I. MKALK, TUHNgll O acres, end no se frac 8, 60, 28 M. U. 1,. Slmpv.n to M. Hersmaun. 40 acres, nw re 30. 4. 24 M. V. Li. Slmpi-on to I). K. Fierk- Ing. se sw 30, 4!, 24 Wru. Morrison to Andrew Sand ord, McGirk's add lo Lexinglou. lot 1, blk I 8am. Spruce to A. J. Swanson.lota ." and 0. blk 73. 1st add lo lcxlngtou 1 . C. Philips to Clara M. IlialoD. lot 160X75 ft pt 1, 48, 28 Karnes to K. M. Whlle.80 acres. se nw 22. 48, 20 M. D. 1.. Simpson to II. Stellens. 40 acres, no aw 29, 49, 24 John U. (irtlinke to Louisa Smith. 20 acres, n side ne ne 80, 60. 2S Frank II. Drewel to Kinkead A Dilllngbuin, i of 21 ft off a hf sw ne it, 4!. 28 Charles Under to Ada I,. Bonliam. lot 0. I.Ik C, llo-'ter's add to Illggtos-vllle Fritz Dtdeke and wile to llenrv I'elerlnir, lot ti. blk V. Concordia Oeo. Diii'iimng and wile to Her man Petering, pt nw sw 4,40, 24.... Louisa A. Barton aud bus lo Cba. ll.i- er. lot No. A, blk C, lliefer's add to IliKgiPHVille Bi n. Nave to 'I homas K. Fiucti.H end of w hf nw 0,50.28 A. it. Clayion lo It F. Dinwiddle. lots 120 and 127. Dover J. F. Diuwldtlb! lo K. F. DinwU:- die. pt n cor 3(1. 61. 25, UH0XI70 It... T. C. ilicklin tn Uolllt-b Sebieber. 220 acres, n erd w hf nw 31, also e side nw se 31, also se ne 31, and w hf w 82 60. 27 Pal .Stewart lo Bridget Brav, lot 3. blk 6. BiiekiiiKliHio's add lo l.exlng lo'i - JLI7" No instrument will be Hleil until fee I- paid. 200 00 375 00 1,000 00 350 00 2u0 00 2Th) 00 Ml 00 700 00 0"-0 00 3011 00 175 00 800 00 720 00 700 00 1,000 00 45 00 1,176 00 475 00 1,1( 0 00 Major A. J. Klliolt, of Seda'ia, was in itiwii Wedni'sday. anil will o from here to I low aril ctiiinly. Il is nut in Hie iiiternat of the. old (sfililorn. Major Jlai'ley, ol lionnvillo. Mired nineiy-eixlii, hiiiI 8. I.. Wood, of Mon iteau county, aged ninety nix. art; I lit' oldest tie rso iih he haw louiitl Hoouvillo Advertiser. Price Withers, a Saline county lnnn- er, recently (told no seres ol coin in i In field HI $31) per acre, while auothtr Saline knight ol the plowshare, Itv the name ot Dick Thomas, re! used $10,00(1 lor a held cf 400 acres ol corn iSalis Imry Democrat. Ou Wednesday, while out hnntiiitr, Jink Kayl killed a pelican on the creek just below town, that measured 7 leul and 9 inches from tip to lip, and 4 tool from beak to feet. It was snow while except the Ion wing teal hers, which were black. Wavncsville Democrat. Mr. J. T. Siler, of Lafayette coiiutv, this state, is in the city looking about with a probable intention of locating in Vernon. Mr. Siler is wealthy, and if be concludes to come here, will bring a contingent ot lour or five Lafayette farmers with him, lie was out about Kllis and Deerlleld Wednesday with Jonathan Bryan Nevada Noticer. Our young friend, llobt. S. t'hellon, received notification yesterday morning ol bis appointment to a $1,000 clerkship in the pension department at Washing ton, D. U., also orders lo report lor duty at once. He and his wifa will probably ieave for tbe national capital next Monday. Troy Free Press. John A. D. McConnell presented us with a magnificent bunch ol ripe straw berries last Saturday. They crew on bis farm a few miles east of this ciiy and are ol the second crop from the same vints this season. They were large, haudsouie and luscious, aud as line flavored as (he first crop Greenfield Advocate. The report published all over the slate that the old "Mark Twain" house at Florida bad been solo to a man wbo intended to exhibit it at the Chicago world's lair, is untrue. The Iiouho has not been sold. It is owned by John Uoss and it is still on the market, so if you want lo buy it add reap John (toss. Florida, Mo. Paris Appeal. Hon. John W. Booth has been nomi nated by tbe democrats ol Franklin county for prosecuting attorney. Mr Hioth is a Hue lawver ami a rock- ribbed- Jeffersoniau- Jacksouiaii-dyed-iu-the-wool-democrat whose party in terests are never lost sight ot, aud is willing to saciiflce pecuniary interests for the success of bis principles. Such men deserve promotion. Fayette Ad' vertiser. Tbe Columbia Statosman and Uoche port Commercial are booming Dr. Yea nan, 01 Columbia, lor governor, in 1892. Dr. Yeatnau is a good man, but the Advertiser s choice at this lime is Hon. W. II. Hatch, ot Hannibal. But it is rather early lor a discussion of this matter just yet, and when the time ar rives for an expression we may prefer Dr. Yeainan or some other gentleman Fayette Advertiser. Mis Sallie Uantt, eldest dauifliter t Judge Jas. B. Uantt, democratic noini ueo lor supreme judge, died yesterday morning of pnenmonia, at the borne ol her parents. In Clinton, aged 17 years The funeral took place this fore noon at 10 o'clock, Uev. Tavlor Bcr nam omcianng. .intige uantt. nu family have tbe sympathy of all in thei ad bereavement Nevada Mall Prof. Boot brought to thi oflice ou Wednesday some samples of corn raised on the farm ol bis lather in law Bobt. B- Powers, which wc think equals,!! not excels, that raised in most any county where the season was lav orable. There were 9 ears, averaging II Inches in length, 84 inches in r enmfereuce, aud weighing 15 pounds The Prof, also left a sample ear plucked from tils own com field, wine measures 134 inches in length, and contains iszo grains. This com was planted late, and bad only one good ram ecu ton Press Ex-State Senator Dilley.of Hamilton Caldwell county, Mo., spent 'ast uigbt In the city. He left this morning for Maysville, where Senator Vest, Judge Norton, Dilley and others speak Mr. Dilley says that be has no doubt about Missouri rolling up her old time democratic majority and that he lully expects a full democratic delogaliou in congress from Missouri. Mr. Dilley thinks ueorge urahain Vest the great est man Missouri ever produced, aud i hat of bis election there is not a shadow of doubt. Mr. Dilley is one of the best aud most eloquent speakers of Missouri, and a very sinftasBlul lawyer. St .JooNevss. Mr. W. S. Howard received by express Tuesday from bis sister, Mrs. P. W. Fisher, of Woodland, Cal., a cane that has quito a history and which he values lor its associations. About fifty years ago, Dr. Wait! Howard, a brother ol Uucle Billie, made a busi ness trip to Louisiana, anil on his return brought an orange branch which he bad mounted with silver and presented it to his father for a cane. The old gentleman carried it during the remainder ot bis lite, and his widow carried it with her lo California. Since her death it has been turned over to her son as above stated. It 19 needless lo say that our venerable Iriend prizes it very highly. Tipton Times. Slate Treasurer Lou V. Stephens is i ho youngest state ofllcer in Missouri. He is ot small stature, dresses plainly, and is as cordial in a religous meeting as iu a political convention. He knows she is only 18 years old, but she) meas ures 7 feet H inches :n height anil lips lie beam at .riti!' pound. It' course so niinh solid worth and leminiiie beauty mires a fit in Inundation lor support, nd her delicate) litllu toot is 17 inches ong and ti l Inches wide. Judge Sloan received a dispatch I torn ISelion Monday morning staling thai Ion. A. : Itriant died Sunday nighl. We nnileiHlHiid his disease was paraly- ot the heart. Capt. Bi iant bns long men a leading citizen ot the county, nd he was always identified with very measure) ralcilatetl to advance to interest ot the county. He once presented this county iu the leglsla- n re, aim was slientf when the iraudti- nl bonds were attempted lo be lorced ou the county. It was by bis courage, prompt Hciiou, and eflleiency in cap- uriiig there bonds I hat he gained (lie contiileni'o and good will ot our people respective ol parlv or locality, and is death will be universally regretted. Harrisoiiville I iiuociat. Bush Hill, this county, has a "haunt ed s vitch light." It is impossible to keep a light burning on the west end ol lp! railroad switch at that place. 1 lie east end light may buru all right, but when n or a new light is takeu lo I lie west end it won't burn. It simply ickers and goes out. The company has notified the agent there to keep litis ight burning or quit, and he is in a tn ndary as the light won't burn, lie nd many others down (hero claim the light is haunted by Ihe spirit of a man wbo was killed at that point a year or so ago by t lie railroad company. Mexico Ledger. Among the ladies appointed to solicit donations for the erection of the con federate home in this cilv, was Miss ah AsbHt'v, daughter ol uapt. A, E ibury. Miss Leah took one of the subscription books and devoted sucb time as it was convenient to canvassing for donations, and on Wednesday she banded over her book to the executive committee, when it was found she bad obtained over three hundred dollars. The obtaining of this amount of dona tions is highly creditable to the energy ol the young lady, wbo possesses a remarkable energy, as well as being Ihe most polished and refined of our many accomplished young ladies. Higgius- vtlle Democrat. The Montgomery Standard tolls of the following land trade iu that county bicb goes lo show thai Missouri soil Is very valuable, especially when an orchard has beou planted thereon: K Mel.ler, Sr., recently bought a tarm ol 80 acres in Best Bottom Irom j. II- Kallmeyer, now of California, for ..VH). There is a large apple orchard on the place and Air. Meizier ugures hat there will be hall enough apples l My lor Ihe place, lie has now alto ether about seventy ucres of apples which he estimates will pay lor Ihe Kallmeyer farm and have inonev let) 11.) lias an offer of $3 25 per bbl. fur li is winter aiiDles. iViissouri comes to the front at every opportunity. The most remarkable example of the p'uck, grit and presence of mind ot a ung lady school teacher lias just come to our knowledge. 1 lie young lady teacher is Miss Miriam Bridges,of Tnurinaii, and the incident was related to us bv a lady of that vicinity. Miss Bridges is leaching near Tburman and was returning Irom school iu the csening, when a pet deer belonging lo one of the neighbors came out ol Km bushes in trout of her and showed li''ht. She saw she could not get away id so her llrst thought was lo take the deer bv Ihe horns, which were (evcral inches long. Quite a struggle ensued, but Miss Bridges still held ihe deer (irmly by the horns and kept tho nuiinal at arms length. I be deer was the stronger aud swung tho young lady n to und many limes and bruised her arms considerably with ils to.'O leel. She called lor help, and Mr. Vangban, who bai poned to be near by, came lo her rescue, drove the beast away and killed it. Neosho Times. Last Sunday afternoon Ihe Conser valor scribe got in a buggy and drove out lo see Judge eo. W. Dunn ami spent a couple ot hours pleasantly talk ing with the judge antl his estimable wife. We -vere agreeably surprised at seeing both of them looking so well and iu such a Due bumor lo talk. Mrs. Dunn's health has greatly improved and she Is now able to get about tbe place as in lonuer days aud is a great assistance lo the judge in his affliction The fudge is looking remarkably well considering his advauced age, and the fu t ol his having been confined lo bis home for the past five years, aud not having let r Ihe honse for the past six months. His lace is full aud his com plexion clear aud healthy looking, aud one would hardly think there was any necessity ol his remaining at home in the house). Both ol these old people aro well informed aud exceedingly in foresting and it is a pleasure to spend an hour or two talking with them; especially is it interesting to boar Ihe judge relate incidents ol his early lile uud tell ot tbe oltl timers who laid the foundation for the seilleuiaul of North west Missouri, which is now ihe rerog uized garden spot ot the world. lueli moiid Conservator. THE SILVER QUESTION. The following correspondence be tween an Il.iimja democratic congress man and one ot his republican con stitiieuts will explain itself: House ol Representatives. United Slates. Washington, D. C.. Join Kaley, Khq., secretary of Lodifo No. 2..0G8, F. M. B. A., New Hebron, III Dear Sir: The following leltei just received from you as the secretary ol Lodge No. 2 668 merits more than a passing notice, aud I, theretore. take the liberty of answering the sami hrough the columns of tho St. Lonb Uepuhlic: John Kitlev, Dealer in Dt v (io-nl. Clothing, Moots and Shoes, Necessaries. Drugs, etc, New Hebron, III lion. Ceo. W. Fe'hian. ineinbei f congress, Illiunin: Dear Sir I wrili to let you know lhal I lie farmers of (liU county ant! district lavor Ihe passage ol the silver bill passed by Ihe senate anr now iu Ihe bouse, ion ate a western man, and you should vote and work lor the interest ol the people who sent von. We, the farmers of this country, are gelling aroused, and il the met now in olliee do not work aud vote l our interest, we will be obliged lo look around am! elect men that will work tor the west ami against Wall si reel sharks that have had things uearh their own way. The lime is close a i naud that tho farmers and laboring class will bo heard in congress and tin eiiate) ot the United States. A hint lo the wise is snllicieut. Yours, fSigned John Kai.kv. Secretary Lodge No. 2.5CS, F. M. B. A. P. S. II will take more than garden seeds lo get votes II you fellows do not vote right. MU. KITlllAN'S KKI J.Y. 800 00 1.100 00 240 00 150 00 l'JO 00 1 (Ml the I MR. BLAINE ON TIIE BILL. McKINLEY HOME or m:v vnirit. NIAGARA FIRE. oii:u to iih. PHCEEMIX. .Ill- MAIM tOKl firni'tt at i w nut mi x i in win illmi IV 11 III A'A'H' h'.XIJl.A.X) i. lo re reive in the new tariff bill Uu: urn hirst iiroteetion for e.rrru liittuufurlurint initiislni iritltiit her tionli'ru. II will in utij judijmriU L$ hulh iiiejjwtiifif unil iiiiiriuu.t fur reii Irexiiilttltrrx i ui-imiirii n mitt lire miiri will iiruimitc ii'i srrn interexlx. f JAMK3 ti. IW.AINK. I Ittrrr IX mil U si r! toil nr n him m I itt nil ire bill (Ihe Alrhuilrif bill) Ihnl. will (iin ii the market fur iiimther bnshrl ul wheat or intolhe.r bum of pork, J amks lli. IU.AINK. Our J'ore.iijil miirl.el for breitilxtiiffx irnws narrower. .iamm li. Ki.aini-. s letters on tho Mckinley bill. Notioo. We with to Inform school directors aud olbi rs iiilcrcHicil. iha- we have sksIii niiinii Hi fiiril a lot ol our ci lebraled School Desks, Iwliii-iiw will sell ai very low ii !-.. He. I ti euimiy, sail vt ...ut-iti;:' u.. uuhs.co everybody, aud everybody knows him. le counts his fiieuds by the score, and never forgets one ol them. As a tlttaii cier, Mr. Meptieus is without a peer id the United Slates. His management ot ihe s flairs of Ihe broken national bank in St. Louis, stamped him as a master in (his work. His appointment as stale treasurer was fortunate for the demo cratic party, and a compliment to the good business lore! nought ol ijoveruor Francis. Nevada Mad. Uncle Hicbard Brown, ol near Han cock, on bis return from a week s visit to Mr. B. N. Ballard, last week, called at Ihe Democrat otlice lor awhile. Uncle Kichard is one ot Ihe ld lime settlers of this county, .lust after the war, when jurors bail to subscribe to the lest oath ol Ihe Drake constitution, it was hard to find enough men in tho county who could take lhat otili la make a grand jury. As Undo Kiciuiitl was one of Ihe lew respectable men of the county who could, ho served six successive terms aud was known then, antl is now by many old set Hers :is Coventor Brown. I ho old gentleman reads a great deal and is well posted n political matters, and as the eais eonio and go his laith in Ihe sublime princi ples of the democratic parly grow stronger. Waynesville Do ciat. St. Francois coiiulv enjos lite ilit tiiicliou of having produced ihu largest year-old baby in the world, "Baby Sampson." who weighed 100 pounds at that age and was exhibited in Mt. Louis aud other places; but Scot laud county, this stale, can boast (he largest and tallest young woman in America, according to T. L. Johnson, of thai teotiou. Her name Is Ella Ewiug, aud THE COLORED BROTHERS REVOLT. Tlin "Western ltlnde" Holsle lbs t: ii I ire Democratic Ticket. The Western Blade, a newspaper published for coloietl people, with ollioes iu Kansas City and ludepeu tlencc, published at each sitte of its head ing recently the billowing card. ; Old issues aie dead ; : New issues are upon in. : Vote lor vour own Interest. : : lteiuem!ier Christopher Hunt. : : Keiueuiber I' till Jones. ; - Al (he heat) of ils editorial columns (he Western Blade hoisted the entire democratic liokel. ltenealh Ihe licket it says: "The tariff is the leading issue between (he parlies, and the one upon which candidates lor congress will no hnfore Ihu people. Colored men should 4i'( ou the right side of the tat ill lence tho side where (be laborers, mechanics anil farmers are pitching their leuts "New, living issues are upon us, and as thoughltul men, worthy, intelligent citi.eus, we are called upon lo analyze litem, cling l, those lhal are friendly lo our interesls anil eschew those lhal tire hostile. We hnvu allirmed and do now :eilera(e lhal Ihu tariff legislation en tclctl by republicans is hostile to every interest of Ihu ueuro." "I hold that a 'public olllce is a pub lic trust," replies Mr. Fithian, "and that a member of congress Is no excep lion lo this rule. He is the servant and agent of the people whom he is elected to represent aud the people have a right io criticise his public acts ami to advise him from time to time as io their view and wishes upon all public questions Ktieciiug their interests and the pitbht welfare. 1 am pleased at all limes it receive euggest ions from my conslitu euts upon measures pending in con gress ami I huve uniformly invited rather than discouraged such sngges lions. My acts as member ol congress are mailers ot public record, and 1 invite inspection aud talr aud lust criti cism of the same, lor if I bave been uiilailhtul to tbe interests of the people it is tboir privilege and their duty to send someone else lo the next congress to laxe my place. You sav thai yon write to let me know that the farmers of your (Crawford) county and the district are in favor of tbe passage of the silver bill passed bv Ihe senate and now In the house. With all due cour tesy allow me to suggest that I was dulv aware that the larmers of Ihe sixteenth district, which 1 bave the honor to represent, were in favor ol ihe free coinage ot silver.autl allow me lo luriher suggest that this sentiment is not alone confluod to the farmers, nut is Ihe prevailing sentiment ot the people ol all classes in our section of ihe country, except the money lenders and those who wish to become richer by making their debtor classes poorer Again yon address me by saying: 'ion are a western mau aud should vote and work lor the interest of the people lhal sent you. "I quite agree with you lhal it is my duty io work and vole for the interests of the people who sent me to congress, With due regard to your opinion, that. I claim, 1 have done.and I invite on lo point to a single Instance w herein 1 bave failed to discharge that duly. "lieing somewhat personally ac quainted with vou, and knowing vou to be a slroug partisau republican, who u tbe past uever lost au opportunity to say a meau thing ol a democrat aud knowing lhat your tongue bai not withheld its slander against myself, 1 beg your pardon to say that I very much doubt your motives iu writing the above letter, which, to sav the least of it, displays a wotul ignorance of ray votes aud position on ihe silver question, as well as the record that the democratic party has made in this question in Ihe present cougress. Your letter bears date ul the 30ib ot June, 1890, yet you mention tbe silver bill passed by tho senate and now io tbe house Uu tbe 2.0th of June, 1890, live days before your letter was written, a vote was reached in the house ou a motion lo concur iu Ihe senate amend ment providing lor the tree coinage of silver, ami ou that vote tree coinage was delealed by reptAilicau voles, lu i be long-protracted tight against Speaker lieed in bis erroneous and unheard of ruling, by which he sought to arbitrarily reter ibe silver bill to the committee on coinage, weights aud measures, with the evident calls, my vote wasca-,1. My votd was also cast ou the 25th fur the tree coiuage of silver, aud alt the democrats of tbe west and south and some ol the votes Irom the easiern states were also for tree coinage, ouly a lew votes ol west eru republicans having been teuorded iu lavor ol it. Had (be western repub licans given us one-third ot their strength we should bave been able to bave concurred iu the senate amend ment. Aud further, as lo my position on this question, i refer you to my speech delivered iu tbe house on the 1st of April last. "Knowing your unbounded allegi auce to the republican party, I invite you to inspect tbe record ot the votej ol your own party friends on this question, so lhat you may have en intelligent idea of who voted with the ' Wall street sharks.' 1 have no excuse lo offer lor ihe lew democrats of Ihe east who voted against free coiuage, but I think the conduct ol Ine western republicans in voting against this measure desorviug ot the condemnation of the western people. 1 call your attention 'o the votes of tbe Illinois senators aud tbe republican members ol the Illinois delegation, with two ex ceptions, upon Ibis question, aud sug gest that In lhat direction von will li ixl a fruitful Held wherein lo spread your Influence protective tariff and who is opposed to il economic questions that your or ganization advocates, will be a candi- it-tie ai-iuro tun If Kisiamre lor re. lection. Opposed to him is Gen. John " M. Palmer, whose views are publicly known and are in harmony wilb Ihe reat masses of the people and who is lound on tbe economic question which tour organization advocates, and is gainst Wall street sharks.' I recret nat the people cannot vole directly for United Slates senator, but must -ir-iuirc men- cnoice in ine election oi uembers of the general assembly. Will I be considered Impertinent it 1 iuquire i you no not niienil lo vole lor llm epublican candidate for tbe legislature. vbo in turn wfli vme for Monev-Bsus Farwell for United Slates senator, and ton ihiuK the voles of Senator Far- veil have been aud will be 'cast against 1... ilr . I - . n. iin nraii street snarKSf A SI'I.KNDID VIKL1. II vnu have really and sincerely been seiz d with a desire to elect men hat will work for Ihe luterest of the wert ami against the 'Wall street hark,' a splendid field is open lo your irons in meu'reouou i nave ludicated. Again I quote Irom your letter: 'The time Is close at hand lhat tbe larmers ind laboring classes Mill be heard in uugress ami iu the senate of tbe Uuited States. A hint In ihe wise is sutfioieut.' I will refer this part of your letter lo .he two republican members of cou gress irom Illinois who voted against he tree coiuage of silver, aud 1 hope - (hat when your adinonitiou Is made known lo the it that 'a bint to Ihe wise a iM be sufficient.' 'In the postscript lo your letter you ay that 'it will take more than garden -ceils to get voles.' the distribution of garden seeds is a burden which is im- tosed on congressmen, and which is no art ol their legislate e duties. The listributioii ol these seeds is accom panied with much labor aud expense to he member. I have not luysell thought f the use of seeds as an electioneering cheinc, but in bad thought it was so , egaided by you I should have sent ou an abundant supply in I lie hope lhat your judgment would be more tempered with reason. Not being Id a K)sititm to icsort to the 'fat trying i-rucess, and being a mau ul moderate means. I must loibear lo consider vonr suggestion as lo whal more it will take IIihii gaid'ou seeds to gel voles.' Iu Ibe inaitv memorials which I lie K. hi. H A. organization bave sent to me during this session ol congress which 1 have laid before the house, the demand is made for the removal or redaction ot taxes ou articles of necessules, con venience and comlort to tbe poor lo the limit consistent with equal aud exact justice lo all. and that tbe burden of taxation be placed ou articles ol luxury and especially on those articles injuri ous to health aud good mortis, and upon largo and excessive Incomes. If yon indorse mis doctrine 1 welcome y u into Ibe ranks of the great army ot tariff reformers who are now battling against excessive and unjust taxation. 1 am a detnocrat.but have no antipathy toward your organi zation, it being, as I understand, uou- - political, but my sympathy has been In the direction ol the relorms that they have suggested and advocated. Iu my tiiiluiiit.iit. llm turniAti1 nro-aiiivallnn la in more danger Irom its foes within .. hafi from its foes without. Iu my judgment it Is in more danger Irom men like you, who win endeavor to drag It into partisan politics and when tbe f.ntiAnliiiia tlms-i A 111 VaaA Irasan W ass am ihe republican party. . . . SOUK KKPUBI.ICAN MB A8U11KS. Your parly has beeu a parly of I I , I-nn Tka f..nn t . . - J UlUhCU JI UIU1BDO, M UO HIV WllliKD U silver they have refused; the people's money has been squandered with reck- less disregard of ihe condition ot tbe country; a large annual surplus has been disposed ol and In its stead the : administration is preparing tbe country for a deficiency wnich will Inevitably . follow this reckless expenditure ot the peoples money. It proposed to pay subsidies to ship owners of many mil lions ot dollars annually out of the S.l.nn, ... loupiu B uiuucj w nuvuk mn J WlllJtlISS. tory return; tbey propose to increase the circulation ot Ihe national banks and give them 100 Instead of 90 per cent, of circulation on their bonds. rime is too short and apace too limited to ennuierato tho many vicious and corrupt schemes ol class legislailon to rob the people that are pending lu tbe present congress, t he rules ol tho honse bave been changed, the procedeute of hundred years have been set aside and (he ueanes( despot that ever disgraced the speakership ot the American honse of representatives has been elevated to that high position lo thwart the will of the people and to serve the money . r IIP. . 1 . . . suaiKBOi wan street. To cap the climax, the reonle of the states are to be deprived of tbetr consti tutional rights to elect their own representatives by an act of partisan legislation, kuowu as the lederal elec tion bill, written and suggested by the infamous .lonnny uavenport ana nur tured by Reed aud his gang ol partisan imperialists. "Hoping lhat you will consider these suggei-iious iu tbe interest of reform, I am. "Witn equal aud exact Justice, tor all and especial privileges lo none," your obedieut servant, UKO W. FITHIAN. A DISHEARTENING SPECTACLE- I Front llo' Harper's Weekly. There i no spectacle more ili-heait-euing ihun tlnti iu Pennsylvania. Thai i parly should ask support because I ils policy ni protection is a legitimate movement of polities. But (mi jt slpiiilil ask the friends of prole :tion to prove i In ir laith by voting lor a candi date whose election would be the con donation ol bis own confessed offences antl of those charged upon Q iay by a niultictde ol his most honorable telhiw I'ilizens, ttuil which are universally believed, is as discreditable an act as the annals ol party and this country afford. For Kale Seveial seconil-liHiid buRa-ic id ridiculous ly low pi in - to m ike room. 1-uieiW J. H. iKMHi, A KAIt.MKK HIM3KLK. 'Again you say: 'We, Ihe farmers of this country , are getting aroused. I do not blame the farmers for being aroused. Tho condition il tbe farming people of our country could not be much worse than it is now. 1 fully recognize aud appreciate the fact and have not beeu Mlent in calling the attention of the country to the condi lion oi our laruuiig I merest, which yon ought to be awaro ol, if you bave taken (he trouble to familiarize your self with my record in congress. Your letter-head informs me that vou are a 'dealer in dry goods, clothing, hoots anil shoes, groceries, drugs, etc' Your letter tles not bear tbe impriut of a fanner, anil allow me to again suggest that I doubt if your interesls are as much identitied with Ibe tanner as uy own. i was ooiii ami raised on a farm, and what Utile 1 have ol this world s goods is invested iu lauds, and I have, like others, been struggling kuiiihi mm in make i nose lands t.roili- alile. May I ask what have yon done lor (ho interest of the larmers? Besides being a general dealer in wares, 1 see on also sell 'di ngs, etc' hope mi will pardon me from innocently raising i ne question whether von are iml more interested in selling drugs, and especi ally Ihe etceteras, than you sio in the true condition of Ihe Ittrment'i' "Again 1 quote Irom your letter: 'It the men now iu olliee do not work and vote to our interest, we will be obliged lo look around and elect men lhal will woik for I ho west and against Wall si rent sharks that have thincs nearly I heir own way.' "I will be pleased lo see you in Ihe ranks iu (he coming campaign, lighting lor the interest of Ihe people and against Ihe aggression ol (he money power. I have, however, some mis givings as lo your course. We have au iinpor(an( election litis tall iu Illinois; ihe legislalnre Is to be elected that will choose a United Stales senator. Million nairn Km welt, who is opposed to the liee coinage ol Hver,wbo lavors a high DUNNELL S APPORTIONMENT. IFrotn the Globe-Democrat. According to tbe reapportionment bill introduced by Mr. Dunnell, (he house of representatives elected in 189 i will consist of 354 members. This is an increase of twenlv-fonr. One member is giveu lor 180.000 Dooulation. On this basis Ihe distribution is made to the states. Tbe electoral vols in 1(492 must change to correspond. oir. uunneu is chairman of the com mittee which will report the electoral bill at the next session of coinrresi. This I n t tends lo eive considerable import nice to bis plan. If this basis ol one nu mber ol couirress for 180 000 people is adopted Ibe electoral college to be chosen in November, 1892, will number 442. The successful candidate for the presidency will have to receive at least 2 J2 votes. The electoral votes of the states &i thev wlO bo if I hi. Dunnell basis is adopted are given below. The classification as democrat ic and i epublican is based simply on the way tne stales went in 188: Republican states Klecmral vote in California Colorado ...... IlllnoU Indiana Iowa Kansas Maine Massaciiuselts. MicblKso Minnesota Nebraska, .... B .... 4 ....24 ...15 ...13 ....11 .... U ...14 ....14 .... I" .... 8 Nevada New Hampshire. New Vork. Ofcln I reg.,n Pennsylvania.... Khoda l4l0t.. Verm ml Wiscoualn TotaJ. . S . 4 ..sa . 4 .3J . 4 .. 4 .11 ..S4 Democratic slates -Kleetoral vote la 1898: Alabama.. Arkansas.... ' onneciieut. Iiolaware . . , Klnrlda ueoricla Kentucky... Louialana .. Mar viand .. Mislstpp.. .11 . 4 . U . 8 . 4 .1.1 .. 8 .. 8 .. U Missouri New Jersey.... North Carolina, foutb Carolina. Tennessee Tea VlrcJuls West Virginia. Total........ ..17 ..10 ..II .. . IS ..14 ..11 .. .ITS New State Kleetoral vote la 1892. ds'io 3 Washington 4 Montana .'I Wyoming 3 North Oakota .'I Sou 111 liakota 4 Total 20 The most significant deduction to be drawn from these figures is lhat New York ceases to be Ibe pivotal state. The thirty-six voles of New York transferred to tho 'lemoe.ralic column ol 1H8 gives ouly 209. That is thir teen less than the number necessary to elect. Indiana ami New York added lo ihe democratic column carry the presidency with two electoral votes to spare. THE IMMENSE PENSION 0HAEQE. The expenditures for pensions for ih year ending June 30, a now officially xiaicu, tnnottiutu io hi;, ;.), 03. 2n Ihe previous year we paid $87,644,779 11, while in tte year befotc that we paid 80.28,50n 77. The cost of the German army, it may be interesting to note. tur mix year enimarea at 9 1,726,293. maiuex our pension our f30,000,000. tinny costs.