W v ^ f% ^ 3 -5 sfi- ? t* f ' it Â«' Published every 45veninsr and Sunday Morn injr, (Saturday evening exceptcd). bv BUTT A PATTOlff J. E HITT, Editor. J. W. PATTON. Business Manager. TEUMS. Sunday- edition per Daily, including One year, if paid in advance Sunday edition, per month Scmi-WeeKty edition, per annum. six months ,, In clubs of ten . . . .... - 60 $6 00 20 (1,50 - 75 SI 25 Send money order or draft ot our risk. Address "Constitution Steam Printing Co ' licothe. Mo Chil- TEL.EPHONE NUMBERS BUSINESS OFFICE No. 4 EDITORIAL BOOMS NO. 104 OlDce In C02!STITÂ»JT1Â«S South Washington St. Three Doors Soath of Mansur Bank EVENING ED1TIOW. DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET. "01 ^Supreme Judge, .1AMES B. GANTT, Ot Henry County. Vf "f Supt. of Public Schools, L. E. WOLFE, Of Randolph County. For Railroad Commissioner, H W. HICKMAN, Of Stoddard County, For congress, Becona Congressional District, CHABLK8 H. MANSUR, of Livingston county. THE result of Monday'n election in Arkansas is not only an indorsement of a capable and decent State government, but it i-lso an indication of the growing strength ot those principles and policies which the Democratic party supported in the last Presidential campaign The opposition to tbe Democratic State ticket at Mondays election was centered in the candidacy of Mr. FIZER, nominated by the so-called Farmers' and Laborers' Union party, and endorsed by the Republicans. The sole hope acd reliance of the opposition was in the possibility of drawing from tne support of the Democratic ticket enough of the votes of farmers and workingmen to defeat it. The result is entirely satisfactory to Democrats, not only because it saves the State from repudiating honest men and methods of government, but because it is an assurance that the efforts of the Republican leaders to obscure the leal issues of the hour and turn away from the Democratic party, on false lines, the elements most interested in its success, have failed. The people understand themselves. Tbe example of Arkansas will be felt throughout the country.-Republic. DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET. For Representative-J. F. O'KILEY. For Sneriff-- E. L. TAYLOR. For Recorder-8. J. HOGE. For s CircnIt Clerk-J. A- RYAN. For County Clerk-HENRY COWQILL. For Treasurer-M. H. bMITH. For Prosecuting Attorney-B. B. GILL. For Probate Judge-C. A. PEKBIN. For Public Administrator-AMOS BABGDOLL. For Presiding Justice County Court-P. WAITE. For Judge--Eastern District-J.;F. HOWARD. For Judge--Western District -W. F. SPEARS. For Coroner-Dr. W. A. HENDERSON. THE infamous HcKmley tariff bill has been passed by the Senate, and the poor deluded farmer will be called upon shortly to ratify it; but he won't. THE St. Joseph News, one of the brightest of evening papers in Missouri, stands by the old state royally Ihd says: "After all that s said and done, however, Missouri is tbe best agricultural state in the union. The farmers are more prosperous than in any other western state. Her farm loans command a higher premium among eastern money loaners than in any other state in the Union, as we were recently informed by one of the largest money lenders in Connecticut, and aa long as she keeps clear from prohibition she will continue to be the Eden of the west." It should also be remembered that Missouri is democratic to the core. THESE never was a time in the history of this country when politics required such serious, practical and honest study. Beset on one side with isms and visionary theories and ideas of governmental functions and on the other with disbonesty,deniagog ury and political corruption, the conservative elements are powerless to elevate and purify the political forces of the nation. The practical idea of reform and redress to day is the formation of new parties, presenting for issues, generalities, or "isms" and intolerant of contradiction or opposition. "Isms" lead to fanatics ism or revolution, and generalities to inertia disappointment and disgust. Thus, new parties by dividing the honest, intelligent and patriotic ele* ments become stumbling blocks to reform and fiar more securely the grasp of monopoly and capital on tbe liberties and privileges of the people. --Ex. Paying for One's Own- How the present tariff works to the disadvantage of the farmer in making him pay for foreign goods bought with his own products is pretty well illustrated in the following extract from Grissom's "Tariff Primer.:" Question. What foreign country buys most of our farm produce? Answer. Great Britian. CJ. Does it levy important duties on it? A. It does not. It admits our breadstuffs and meats and provisions free of duty, and buys very largely of them. Q. Yon say our protective tariff forces us to pay $1,50 for what we can buy abroad for $1. A. Yes. Q. Then a man might buy abroad for f 500 articles that would at home cost him 9750 ? A. Yes. Q. Now, suppose a Missouri farmer takes his crop of wheat--500 bushels--to Liverpool, sells it for (500, and lays out the money in articles of necessity which are cheaper there than here, and brings them to thia country--would he be allowed to bring them in free of duty? A. No. Q. What! Not if he brought them on the same vessel with himself? A. No. He would have to pay the duty. Q. But they are his own goods, bought with the proceeds of his own Missouri wheat, raised by the sweat of his own brow; indeed, they are his own wheat value in a different form? A. That makes no difference; our tariff law will compel him to pay the 50 per cent, duties to them. Q. But a 50 per cent, duty on them would be $250, and that would make his $500 worth of English goods, bought with his Missouri, wheat cost him $750 in the end ? A. It would indeed. Q Well, suppose the farmers of St. Charles county should poo! their wheat crop--1,000,000 bushel send it to Liverpool in charge of one of their number, with instructions to sell it and lay out the proceeds in certain necessaries; he sells tbe grain for 8100,000, and invests the money in goods as directed would tbe goods in this case be required to pay import duty ? A. They would. Q. But the duty on them would be 9500,000, and this would increase the cost to 81,500,000? A Yea. Q. And, besides, it looks like a tax of 850,000 on the St. Charles county wheat crop ? A. It is a tax of half a million dollars on the St. Charles county wheat crop. SPEAKINGS. Col. C. H. Mansur, democratic nominee for congress in this district, and others, will address the people on the political topics of the day at the following times and places: , Indian Creek Bridge, on Gallatin road, at 11 o'clock a. m., Monday, Sept. 15, '90. Sampsel 7:30 o'clock p. no., Monday. Sept. 15. '90. Ludlow, Tuesday, Sept. 16th, at 11 o'clock a. m. Dawn. Tuesday, Sep. 16th at 7:30 o'clock p. m. At or near Jacob Hartenstine's in Fairview township, Wednesday, Sep. 17th at 1 p. m. Bedford, Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 7:30 p. m. Wheeling, Thursday, Sept. 18th at 1 o'clock p m. Manning's School House in Medicine township, Thursday, Sept. 18th at 7:30 o'clock p. m. Farmersville, Friday, September 19th, at 1 o'clock p. m. Center School House, Friday, September 19th, at 7:30 p. m. Chillicothe, Saturday, September 20th, at 1 p. m.--Grand Bally. Last grand .Rally at Cbillicoth* Monday, November 4th, 1890. Col Mansur and others, speakers. Everybody is cordially invited t turn out and hear our representative'] report of his labors in Congress. It is desired and expected that the different township committeemen wil complete all necessary arrangements for making these meetings gram successes. By order DEM. CEN. COM 'Herp too. Fete-" Their Own Medicine- To Contractors- Bids will be received by me, at once, for building a fence on the in side and outside of the tace track at the fair grounds. For particulars apply to me, W. E. GUNBT. Sept. 11--d 2t CMUrwi Cry for Pitcher's Castori* The democratic party will give the Reeds, McKinleys and Cannons a dose of their awn medicine when it gams a majority in the next House. There has been too much of a disposition on tbe part of democrats when smitten on one cheek, to turn the other. Let all bullies bulldozers tyrants, imitation czars and would-be shahs on tbe republican side show that, if the democrats control that body in 1891, every republican whose election was brought about by force and fraud and boodle shall go. Under this rule Bulldozer Beed, the swollen boss from Maine, who may be re elected by unlawful meth ode, will be unseated as soon as an honest and God-fearing committee of democrats can make up a report in his case. Speed the day. The dicÂ» tatois and tyrants who have made the people's House of Representatives a by-word and a reproach must go.--Chicago Herald, The Republican party has done more work in the interest of the farm ers this session than was ever done by the Democratic party since this was a nation. Farmers furnished the majorities that elected Mr. Harrison anc gave the Republicans a majority in both Houses, and they may well be proud of ihe result Let every farm er see to it that his vote ia so out as not to pnt an end to agricultural pros perity, by putting it in the power oi the solid South by tbe control of one Honse to stop the good work tbe Re. publicans are doing.--Tina Herald. If that is true, what a lot of fools the Carroll county farmers arel What are they forming Unioms of the F. and L. U. for all over the country, if the Republican party has done so much in their interests? Poor, deluded farmers? They ought to be happy instead of being miserable I We do wonder if the Herald scribbler thinks he can put such stuff as that down the throats of the farmers of Carroll county.--Carrollton Democrat. 10-0131 Jldtfice to Everybody 1 vital Importance Â»o NOBMBMG Â·koala ran the riot for a aw FLEMING BROS., Pftteburgh, Pfc IVORY POLISH r mia 1 PMFUMES TUB BRIATH. ASK ran IT. St- Louis Exposition- On Sept. 4th, and on each Monday and Thursday following during ;he continuance of the Exposition the Wabash will sell round trip tickets St. iouis at Â»9.25, which will include admission to the exposition.! . T. F. Hutsixotov, Agent. SLAVERY. Congo end Angola Blacks Who Lire FÂ»r From Their Old Borne. Scattered along the coast.,of West Africa in Sierra Leone and Liberia are a number of settlements known M Angola town and Congo town. The ancestors of the people who lire In. these little hamlets, were born hundred* of miles south of the places where their children are found to-day. They were mitres of Angola and' the Congo region. Many of them belong to the great Bantee family, and they know rery different languages from those of the negro tribes among whom they now live. These handfuls of Southern African people scattered among the inhabitants of Liberia and Sierra Leone are more fortunate than many thousands of their friends who toiled away their lives as slavea on the plantations of the West Indies and Brazil. For these settlements were made by rescued slaves, who were taken by tbe cruisers of the civilized nations from the holds of slaw vessels. They were bound for the West Indies or Brazil, for very few of the Congo or Angola blacks were brought to this country Probably ninety-nine in a hundred of the black residents of this country came originally from the west coast, between Senegambia and Came- roons, while Brazil received most ot her hundreds of thousands ot slaves from Congoland and Angola. So these more fortunate captives, who were rescued before they had been teken far from their native land, were settled far north of the Congo at points where they could be pfotected against slavers. There they have lived over since, and not a few of tbe children born In their new homes still talk the lan- ffuag*9 of the southern tribes. Many of them have been Christianized, are tolerably industrious, and their lot has been quite fortunate, considering the terrible fate they so narrowly escaped. Awhile ago Mr. H. Chatelain visited the Angola settlement at Sierra Leone. He says in the African News that the Style oi the houses, the methods of the field cultivation, and the features of the people carried him at once back to Angola, where he had long resided. In Ma* bouse he found an old man, to whom be spoke in Kimbunder, one of the Ian- yuages of Angola. The old man was surprised and overjoyed, and, opening Us shatters, called out to his neighbor to come and see the man who had been in Angola and spoke Kimbunder. They crowded around, and were greatly snr- priied to see a white man who could talk with them in a language they had not heard from others since the; were shipped from Loanda as slaves. Chatelain found that tbSy bad entirely discarded their old belief in charms and fetiches, and have espoused tbe faith the missionaries taught them Some of these people wished to return with their white friend to the old home of their fathers, but he could not take them. There are thousands of these jeople in tbe West Indies and Brazil who have vivid recollections of Angola and Congoland, but never expect to see their native shores again The people of Paynesville, Liberia, are nearly all released slaves of Congo origin. About two years ago many of them were aeiced with a craze to return to the Congo. The Congo State was glad to encourage this immigration, for the Siberian Congoese are industronq, and have made considerable progress Abont fifty of them went back and settled near the mouth of tbe river. The Congo Government gave them ten acres of land each and rations for a year They are not pleased, however, with the change they have made, and have written discouraging letters to Liberia that have stopped further immigration Bishop Taylor reports the Paynesville Congoese as saying, after they had heard from their friends "We no go to Congo no more Liberia is the home dat God give us, and we atop here till He calls us "--N Y Sun. REPORT OF THE CONDITION ness August 30, 18tO. Â· Â·" BXSODRCXS, Loans and discounts undoubtedly good OQ personal or collateral security ................ ... .,,. gias TSS.* Loans and discounts undoubtedly good on real estate security , . Overdrafts by solvent customers 4 699 4 United States bonds on band .. 0 000 c Otber bonds and stock at their present cash market price .. . 4.480,4 Real estate at present cash market value ,, ................ Furniture andnxtures ... ,, . Due from other banks, Koodon sight draft .................. Checks and other cash Items _____ .. National Bank notes, legal tender United States notes and gold and silver certificates ...... . -----Gold Coin ................... ,, Silver coin ............ 6.3263 2,200 W 48 353 5 2,111 M 10.239 ft 4 3C Total .. . ,, ..... Â«224,!j0.5l LIABILITIES. CaplL.il stock paid In . . . . t50,OOJ O Surplus lunds on hand . . 12,4727 Deposits subject to draft at slgbt by banks and bankers .. 000000.0 Deposits subject to draft at Blent by Individuals and others 147,862,8 Deposits subject to draft at given dates .................. 14,8150 Bills payable and bills re-disconnted_00000 M Total STATE OP MISSOURI,! J224.S50 53 Lounty of Livingston We, B. Hawkine, Vice-president, and W B .Leach, Cashier of a aid bank, each of us, do solemnly swear that theabov statement Is trne to the best of our Icnowl edge and belief. B HAWKINS, Vice-Fret. W. B. LEACH, Cashier Subscribed and sworn to before me, thl 6th day of September,^., D , eighteen bun dred and ninety. Witness my hand and notarial seal tbe date last aforesaid. FRANK BHBBTZ, Notary Public. (Commliloned and qualified for a term expiring December 8,1690.) J, R, ABSHIRE. WM. A. (.A.NB, B. HAWKINS, Director! Bfck BMduheana mint an thstrosAIn ton- dent to Â»bilious stoteof the 7*lem.nMk a* ~" ' NanMa. Prowslanp. Pisttees amv lajn slie Blda. fto. wblle thettnost SiCK"" IfTeaflMbft. T*t OtrtWi Little Utv MÂ» ne wjtull^Taltuhble In Ooxuttpat Ion. oaring and prÂ» ,^^fe who oao* try moet lltttopfflsvalB. IfBtolasoiunr waTSthatttur will not b. wn- 8lBltoaoirtttoutÂ«ieni.,Buiafte.Â»UslokUÂ»* ACHE ]Mlf l. Ouz wbBt tiAIU MiTtoMn. Ol* or two bj flruggUO crVTwIxn, or Â«al bj mill. OARTER Â·KDMNNI CO., ttow York* SHALL POL, SMALL DOSE. SMALL PBlCf LET US SUPPOSE SUPPOSE you have a. boy, aged six or more ? SUPPOSE you have a girl, aged six or more ? SUPPOSE you aie responsible for the welfare of your own or somebody else's children? SUPPOSE said children are unusually bright, attractive anl apt, or SUPPOSE they are dull, slow and homely, (which they never ARE, you know). SUPPOSE you have them decently or handsomely dressed, as the case may be, but withal ill-shod, then their caieer as student* for the ensuing school year is already doomed. Thin, worn shoes, are the handmaids of disease and death ; ill-fitting ones wear on the nerves and spoil the disposition. Have comfortable, tidy teet, and your child's good foituns is begun. Hawley has made a special window of school shoes, so that you may see at a glance the various styles AS TO QUALITY, the BEST kid, goat, grain, calf and oil grain are represented in his stock. AS TO STYLE, with spring heel or common sense, high cut, medium or low. AS TO TIP, sole leather, raw hide, patent leather and IRON, AS TO PRICE, space will not admit of more than a fevf quotations: S's to 8's in size, 50 cents to $1.50, 8 1-2 to 10 1-2 in size 75 cents to $2.00; ii T.-I to a's in size, $1.00. A complete line of the C. M. Henderson "Red School House" Shoes. Call at once. J. F. HAWLEY * CO. North Room New York Store, Chillicothe, Mo. SEE! This article will be short and to the point. We have Fair o! Men's all Wool that arejgoing to sell tor $2.5O, they are worth $3.50 to $4.OO, but they are lots we closed out from the manufacturers at 1 1 1 1 -""Â·-Â· - r j f - - - i 1 3 O 8 N . 6 T H S T . ST.LOUIS. M O . He Praised Them. "There is considerable to be said in favor of the cigarette, notwithstanding the abuse that it receives," remarked the portly traveling man to the hotel clerk. "Now, there are circumstances under which cigarettes may make a man comfort able and easy " "Are you an example?" "I am." "I never see you smoking them " "Certainly not; I sell them."--Washington PreM. The Wronf Man Found. Citlwneas--Did you go and thrash that editor for printing those things about you? Citizen--I went to the office, but I oouldn't find him. "Whom did you find there? "No one, but a great big bull-necked fellow who pretended he was responsible for that article, but I knew from his looks that ho couldn't write."--N. Y. Weakly. At the Summer Beiort. Mr. FlrsUpring (wishing to take a stroll)--Miss Threeaummers, are you engaged for the present? Miss Threeaummers--Yes, juat for the present; but not BO conclusively aÂ» to interfere with th* future. Any proposal you wish to make will be duly considered.--Chicago Post. SCHNEIDER'S BarMopflBaths Under the Leeper House. Everything neat and Clean. N* Waiting. Give us a trial, Hot, Cold, and Shower Baths. --Deaf and Dumb Beffjfar--(at unexpectedly rtoeirtnjr Â» quarter)--"Oh, *hÂ»nkeÂ», thankee." Benevolent Passer -"Eh? What does this mean, sir? Yon ean talkl" Beggar--(in contusion)-- "T-Â«-i, sir. Ye see, sir, I'm only hold- In' thil corner tor th' poor deaf and lumb man wot belongs her*." BenoTO- ent Paswr-- (quickly)--"Where is he?" * B worÂ«e confusion)--"He's-gone to th* park t' hear de music."--N. t. Weekly. --Herbert'* father was fannlig him ast night, and when ha thought the child was asleep he qnistly stepped. In minute Â«r two tbe boy opened bis eye* and looked at his father, "Papa," Is skid, "fannln 1 is somephin' that makes you feel warmer When you don't ret Â»Â»y of it, ain't it?" The father iVartei the fan a*ain.--Washington Star. Homeseekers Excursions, 1890 The H. St. Jo. B. B. Co. will ell on April 22d, May 20th, Sept. th and 23d, and Oct 14th, round rip tickets to any point in Kansas or Nebraska, and to most points in Southern Missouri. Arkansas, Texas, und trip _ AU tickcts good thirty days from day of sale. C. H. NASON, Agent. ChUlicothe, Mo., April 7, 1890. Yttction ani Comraen, Real Estate, Personal Property, Goods, Wares and Merchandise Sold at PnMinrPriTate Sale/ Buelnen Room--2d Stairway north ot Postetnce. Â«. HAKKKB. Llcenird Auctioneer J. Y. NESBIT, CONTRACTOR BRICK MANUFACTURER AH Orders Promptly Filled. BBICK YARD One-half Mile eait of Chillicothe. Contracts taken for any and all kinds of BB7CK WORK 8Â»tlÂ«(Â»ctlon guaranteed. wtr NEW FEED STORE. I have opened a new Feed Store on Washington street, one door sooth of steam laundry. Pubplio patronage solicited. Orders delivered to any part of city free of charge, sidlw W. L. KEMP. Wilson Bros, are still in the livery business with a fine line of rigs ana good horses. They wish' to especially call the ladies' attention to the fact that they have gentle family horses, whom any lady can drive with safety. dtf John A. Nagle is employed by tbe Normal School board to collect balances due on stock, The building being now about completed the money is all needed to pay the contractors. Have yonr money ready. Sept. 8-d St. Children We have a great many other B-A-R-G-A-I-N-S in the house, but these Pants are The statements made by us in the past have been ALL WOOL I AYARD WIDE so are the Pants ia this sale. You can't help but buy if you Look at them. Very respectfully, Stephens Sipple, The leading one-price Clothers and Furnishers NEW STORE. We have opened up a. first-class Cash Grocery Store in the new Building,one door north of Chapin Ostiander's ice cream parlor, third door north of N, E. cotfjp ot square. We carry full line of Staple : and : Fancy : Groceries I And our stock is complete in every particular. We sell goods on a strictly cash system and can save you money on anything in the jrocery line. Call and get our prices. Goods delivered to any part of the city. Respectfully, HYEB STREHLOW. W. R. DOYLE, DEXLBR IN JEWELERY, Watches Clocks. Carries a FulLLin* 1 of Jewelry \ OVUfo.
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