He Was From Joplin.
That demented fellow who committed suicide by cutting his throat at Carl Junction the day before yesterday, turns out to be Billy Harrity, a Joplin bricklayer, who had been on a protracted spree and committed suicide while laboring under delirium treatments.
Missouri chinch bugs won distinction in a new way near Palmyra the other day, having stopped a freight train on the Keokuk road. The bugs had crawled on the rails in great numbers to escape the high water, and when the wheels struck them the track was rendered so greasy that the train came to an abrupt standstill, and could not move an inch until men with brooms had gone ahead and swept the rail clear. The little pests literally covered the tracks for a distance of more than a mile
Perfection Flour is the finest flour sold in Carthage. - Block & Bro.
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