Daily Democrat, December 13, 1873

Daily Democrat

December 13, 1873

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Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 13, 1873, Sedalia, Missouri DALLY DEMOCRAT UIBLrxiCKD KVFIIW EVENING (HUHDATS BY TUB MtlMUTIG PUH COMPANY. HUBSOB1FTIOS your, by dlx montlm, Olio mouth, by mall ;Wi Oorvwl by Cairier; 15 LocaV'noticw will be inserted froffl one toHhroe timcH, at the rate of nta per line, Insertion; from rt? eleven, llmte, oenti: per line; each insertion; twelve timee thereafter, flve. cents per line, will be inserted for than fifty cents. Local ordered published. no time 18 WJH oe continued until forbirt and !H dccorclance with fates. CITY ITJSHS., mud than yesterday. trix are. in market. shops close to-morrow at Smith's Hall, to- county coal miners re- ceive only five-cents per bushel. Boonvllle papers publish the entire President's message. says that tbe late pan- has "busted" Old Santa Claus. Graham, of this city, is visiting Springfield, Mo. Cedar City Vindicator, purr- lishes a lengthy letter from Capt. C. AV. Samuel, dated at Hot Springs, Aik. W. Oaly, of the PaclUc House, Moberly, was in the city this morning. Call on him when you want good accommodations. engine No. 37, jumped the track near Knob Noster this morning, delaying the western mal neveral hours. John Whiteley's Dramatic Troupe, with Mr. J. A. Lord, wilt he lu Lexington on th next Monday. Fleming, son of John Fleming, once Sheriff of Lafayett county, recently killed by acci dent on the Vaelfic Railroad. some one open a skatini rink? We know of sundry Individ uah who would take great pleasure in gyrating over its smooth surface. Arrived. Mr. Charles Bradlaugh, the erea English Statesman, arrived thl morning and is hlopplng the Ive House. In company with Col. A. Joy DCS, we culled upon him this af ternoon, and found him to be very pleasant gentleman, with a pfiyiqu which betokens great physical an meutal powers, He will lecture at Smith's Hull to- tilglit, per announcement. We cat only repeal that We feel all who fai to go miss rare intelleetua 'feast. The lecture will begin at o'clock, we hope to see hai full to a regular jam. The- Icclur will be well wortUy of tho most en- JarKcd patronajjc. our people alt cud it to-night. A Xiuhoh. To-dity the Indies of the Old School School Prcsbyterisn CUnrch, gave a ill lunch to their friends, in KANSAS CITY FIBB. Property Con- i city was des- ructive eonfligratUri'Ust night, tho osses about The fire originated lu W. H. Powell Oil's salt 'and plaster Warehouse, luiatcd upon the banks of the- river. :ts contents Vere soon ignited, and ogether with the buildinu, was quickly consumed. The extensive ;raln eUvator, owned by Latshaw A IfcQuade, in which was stowed teu bushels of grain, also fell fictim to the fiames.' Their total oss amouuts to with insu- rance for half the amount. Citizens did everything to save property. Whole trains of Kansas Pacific cars run out of danger by their com- blued strength. EMllY DEM 3O3. SEDALlA, MOi. SATURDAY EVErfnfrfc, DECtMtiER 13, 1873. CITY TAXES. LIST OP PROPERTY HOIiD- EB8 ASSESSED OVER A. Personal Ihnroom whew they served the pti- lust niRlii. to add lhal I'tidinily nececsary iudltierciit lunch could not bu Kot ladies, out. of Poetical.') PBMOCBAT: F notics in your Thursday's issue, ,some verses of the 'last line of the last verse to be supplied hy.any of your renders. Tnkinjr advantage of the opportunity thus offered by your cor- icspondent, R. T submit the following Oiyowho tills vale of If are, m> with Rluntirml Tlope mill I-iitli nbovc Tlicrft IOTO the snilli. The word Faith ia used'to rhyme with word saith, by the poet Dray- lou, in his works. A. K. Cast County Bobbers. The Appleton Argus contains full details of the late pursuit of John and Kobcrt Younger and Frank James, the late Cass county robbers, by a posse of citizens, in which two of the citizens were feaptureil by the robbers. During their stay with the philistioes, it was evident they were in the hands ofdangerou? men. Tho two robbers with whom they had-ex- changed shots the previous day, were disposed to deal roughly with the cit- izens, but better council prevailed and finally, with threats as to future conduct, they were released. One oi thecitiiens, while closely observing the robber, named James, was -told you, yon don't want to be looking at me; you don't wnnt to know tfee hereafter." Greetings were sent to the editor the Appleton Argun that if caught outside of-his town, his bacon would be ceoked A .Card. ToSTessrs. Yeatcr Co., Thomas Adfier, Leece, Hinsdale, MoCrcary Hale, Wm. M. Gentry other as though named, the sincere thanks of the ladies of the Old School Pres bytcrian Church., arc hereby tender ed, for ninterinl aid rendered in get ting late supper, and espeei ally to Mr. McCreory modesty won't let us.'say it. Tho Supper. Lust evening the hnll over Groes bcotCi's store wns pretty well with a most respectable throng. 'J'hc occasion was un entertainraen given by the ladies of theOldSchoo Presbyterian Church, and right roy ally did they acquit themselves in every respect. The supper was large, varied, nnd all that the most fastid ions could There were lurk cys, chi'jkens nnd other fowls; there i wci-e sugar-cured hams and other meats-; there were all kinds of fruits, including oysters done up in the high- est style of the culinary art; but these ware not all, as and pick- les, codec and butter, and about else Hint was tit to eat, rested in bountiful profusion upon the long lines of tables. But these were not all; there were bright-eyed, beautiful women ;xiid gallant young men (there old men present except Mr. Ittel and all seemed to enjoy themselves s-ationally and well. Ouryauagjfriond, Mich. Lampion, did .1 vssf sssoiiiit of polite richodid- ing round. We have not heard thei amount o( the net'proceeds, bill hope they were commensurate ,with the untiriiiE-'ef- forts and peSito attentions of the good ladies who had charge of the entertainment SKUAMA, December 12. EDITOR DEMOCRAT: I send yeu two lines to fill out B. P.'a verae You may cither, if you think proper. n! who lu-oort tliN tears, Look iipwltli Hope mirt 1'altli Clinrily nbovo Through .IcMin' life, nnd In dmf li. Ou- J'-or i.nvo, Uio scriptures E. A. 3. B 15000 Rod Gallie............................. 5 Abstract, Xtc. Now that tax paying time is upon us, and we are whip-sawed lu financial crisis between keeping the wolf from our door and preventing mr little of tbe world's goods rom being seiied for taxes, there is. consolation in poring over our ial flgures and a deep relief when bousands of others are found in the samecaUgory. "Misery lovescom- some1 one has said. Surely ,his is the anticipated season. In our hasty review of the'Assess- or's book, we have included all tax payers whose 'property' valuation amount to and ever. Here e wish to make an explanation. There are many, city property hold- ers whose aggregate assessment easl- y'> reach but from the fact that their property Is diff- erent block and streets, we found the job. entirely too burdensome, had we endeavored to complete each tax payers ueparate amounts, Hence, the difficult task was not attempted, the Collector's Book giving the names and valuations by block mid streets, not each person's several tracts together. Disinclined to favor- tiism, this rule was strictly observed, although sincerely regretted. Many of our own property valued at almost the prescribed amount scores of thea ranging from to but determining not to di we were compelled to pass to their more wealthy neighbors. How ever, the honor of owning worth of property, wears rathe mtekly when two per cent of its value is called for by the collector. Several owners of additions and sub-divisions to the city appear as tax payers. To this class we enumerate among the many Gen. Smith, D. W. BouldiB, Richard Rit- Campbell, K. Barret, .E. Smith 8 Geo.' 8. Sugde'n...' 6000 1 6000 4 Cbas. Yost.. Kmnm A. Campbell .8 i500 G. B. Smith Landmau 6 500 amounts not having yet been.'footed UP- Real Estate, Horses. Watches............................. Furniture........................ ter, Jas. O. Ives, A. Kumm and Lesher, J. Geqrge Heard, K, T. Brown, Potter A Smith, K. S. Went. G. M. Divers, and others, .bots owned "by them' assessed at from to owing to locality, eligibility, etc. Senttered as they are through their several additions, but very few own lots In one block valued Ht No assessment is made against the Missouri, Knnsns A Texas Railway, thin valuation to be based on (.lie county assessment, yet to be deter- mined, if we mistake uot, by the Stale Board of Equalization. Undi- vided block In Brown's and Barrett's additions arc to be.nKsessed per acre. Number of polls in the city, ac- cardiuK to the Collectors returns, nine hundred. No poll tax was lev- ied tlm year. Scdulia Gas Works, iuclud- E. Hnlland, N. Mam St......... 5 000 Jacob Kuhn, MsinSt............ 5 500 U 000 Morrison Kinibronsli......... 7 350 8. D. M. Morrison......... 3 650 Bixby A'Houx......-............... 6 .T. P'rancis............................. 500 JudgcOalvert........................ 6 000 C. F. Lohman....................... O'OOO C. C. Oodman........................ f' 000 C. tollman...................... 8 Cent. Mo.'Bank. 7 500 E. 0 000 Joel Gutman........................ 6 000 J. K. 1.. J. Yeater.............. C 000 J. K. Yeatcr Co.................. 7 500 Houx tSiebe........................ C 000 Bard A Miller..................... 000 WolfARro....................-..... 7 000 Levy 300 H. Boyer' F. L. Rohhlns........................ 5 500 Ass'n.......'... Ives Home Furniture........... DKMOOItAT Ofllcti................ 4.00C Times Office........................ Opinion (iBNKKAI. AIISTKACT. The following general abstract taken from tho original AtweMor' returns. Were Changed by the Board of linn, hnnce we think the totals Gto. Bellus.......................... r> 000 I been Mntcrlnlly Increased, the precli Lots for Sale Cheap. In east Sedaliu near the liailruad hops. Inquire at P, S. Little's. 5-ly] GKO. P. WKSTENBBROEK. Jrmocrat. HATKS 0V One square one hu.uare, one uouth..................... II A liberal dfductioa will to cov WEEKLY DEMOCRAT. Subscription, per annum................. n 01 nix inonllifi.................. 1 Ot RATES or eBqnara, II CO' Jne iqunra. one yenr......................... 10 CU A -TRW THOU8AWD BA1CK. Don't Swear, Smoke or Gamble, Who Will for Mother How.' The following epistle was picked up at the last evening, and we give it entire: SEDALIA, Mo., Dec. 12, 1873. DEAR MADAME I write to you in reference to the' matter of mar- riage. I am a bachelor, with a few thousands in the bank, and also a very good income. Am a temperate man, do not. swear, smoke, or gam- ble. Seeing your advertisement in the paper, 1 w'rote to you a few dayi ago, but have received no reply. If you will agree to keep your six child- ren at their Aunt's, and not want your mother to come to see you more than twice a year, and will agree to let mo be tho man of the_ house, and will put up a forfeit of for tbe non-fulfillmtnt of Ike bargain, I will marry otherwise I will uot. I am, yours truly, BciIOOLMASTUlt. STATE ITEMS. A gentleman with the extract-di- ary alphabetical prefix of J. W. D. i. F. Mack, has been clioseu master r the Springfield Grange, in place f Dr. McPherson, resigned. A disease of considerable fatality broken out among the sheep in ome portions of Cnllawny county, [escribed by the Fulton Enterprise as follows: The animal becomes dull .nd stupid; the ears drop forward; ,nc eyes are leaden; 1herc is fetid and offensive matter that exudes from .he nose; the animal refuses to eat. ingers a few days, and expires with out any apparent pain. Two suits have been entered in the (Jouimon Pleas Court of Jasper county, against the Memphis Cnrth- ige and Northwestern Raiho.id Com- pany, by G. H. Wolser, us assignee of L. P. Cunningham, for money claimed to have been advanc- ed for construction purposes. The plaintiff asks that a receiver np pointed for the road. The report of the committee ap pointed to examine the affairs of the First National Bank of Kansas City, report the liabilities as seta The president of the Bunk, Mr. Ilolden, says will: added to the present capi tal, the bank could open its doors at once and continue business. A man calling himself Thomas B, Wickhnm, professing to bo a. preach er, and claiming to he the sole pro prielor of Wirkhnm's patent gate has come to grief in Lincoln through overmuch swindling." The Shelbyvillti Herald says tin bullet which was lodged in Genera Benjamin's brciist by 'Hiinloy, ha: not arid causes con eidernblc paiu at The investigations of-the iDolmsoi County Court have proven that th county warrants claimed tc be held by one Hugh Boulder, ar bnse frauds; that the county record have been tampered -with to fnstc: these forgeries upon, the people. For No'. 1 'pipes, loboleci am) nil oilier smokers' Articles go Frank Laitilinahn's No- 91 Mai direct. novlS-illi Hour a good article P. KBIKCKIIAUS RRO Heating Stoves. C. C. Abbott, Ohio street, in re- eiviug a full line of the standard fttterns of Heating Stores, which will sell ut the very lowest fig- res. He has a good assortment of coking Stoves of: approved excell- icc. He has a splendid assortment. all kinds of Japanned wuro, anuf'actucs all kinds of Copper, beet-Iron and Tin-ware, which he ill sell as cheap as any in the mar- el. resh Oysters, on the Shell. Just received nt Kaiser's, No. l.ll Ohio street. Wlf Heat, cranberries, canned, fm'.l atidvegetables at F. KllIKCKIIAUH Wholetalo Oyster Depot. I am now prepared to id! the ne ehr'atcd' Challenge" br.nid of Bull more Oysters to retail dcplcrs at 8 with express chmgc added. Orders nro respectfully IK licitnd. JOHN KAiai' dcR.'idlf No. 10 Ohio atrcc Mo., Dee. 12, 1875. Kdilor Democrul Tbe taxes borne by onr citizens are lone of the lightest, and that portion if them required for the defrayal of ixpenses Incident to the proper prc- ervatlon of the peaco, and the pro- ection of property la not nn lucou- especially when it he general HUliject of lllat work for which we arc called up- ia to pay, not only but Imperfcct- y done, whole it is supposed to be loue, but in some vicinities svithiu .ho municipal limits, it nut done at ill. 1 huve no liesire tocoropUiu or ind fault, if it can be avoided, but or every evil, wkclAier of commission >r omission, tboro la n remedy of tome lunii, iiutl as I am unable my- lelf to llml (be means of removing he cause of cnmplaint, In question, I have availed myself of tbo colurous- >f your paper, as a me J inn) I h rough vhlcli to express tbo sentiments of .liosc liable to loss, from the imper- fect, work of our police, in the hope that It. will be the means of having he (Ir.'rcllon supplied. Ollr pollcp forco as at present eon- ititntril, 'patiol none but Main ami Ohio streets, and us all citizens lable to taxation, liavo to pay fm .licir (the police forcn) support. it Is ralhcr a source of cliaiatiifnctlon, to know that''they receive no brnelH rorn them, and their moiuy goes to piotect the of those u wbom they Imvo no iulereit. The wliolo mutter on bolnf; minced to a line poiwt, prcbrnU the question. Whether, if the property of those who pay for llic support of the police torco, (loos not receive tlmlr protec- tion. Is it fair that they stiouU Have to pay fur watchmon 10 protect other cltixans property'? why not h'iv'e those who receive the benefit of the pollue force, rwy for tlio service. It would nifmt certainly be only In accordance with lliu olernnl ritueis of I make these MiKRCslioni, ImprBJo- rd with the uroal necessity of redu- cing the Uio exfcnaes'of our city, and I have nodnilU that our ofllelftl.M who represent our Interest, wlllVe- my HUKgeatious In limy v, Blank Deeds All kindd of blank deeds lor sale at this office. dAw-tf NEWSPAPER! ;