The Rio Virgin has been in flood this week. Geo. Ashby came in from Miiford Thursday. .Mrs. Hulda Rhoner returned from a visit to Cedar City Thursday. Pres. David II. Cannon left Friday to spend a few days in the mountains at Pinto. Marian E. Paris and wife of Leeds were in St. George Thursday, guests of the Hardy house. Marian is looking look-ing hale and hearty and seems to enjoy life. The rainstorm on Thursday night was a very welcome visitor indeed. It cooled the air, laid the dust, and scattered scat-tered the people who were sleeping on deck. Joe Hyde, the genial drummer for Seowcroft & Sons, Ogden, was doing business here this week. He says everything looks vd.v prosperous all over Utah; better than for some years. William Sterling of Leeds will report at, Salt Lake City on Sept. 1st. to proceed on a mission to Scotland, his native land. A suprise was sprung on this valuable citizen last week and many costly presents made him in token of the esteem in which he is held. Tim News join in wishing him success. Our venerable postmaster, John Pymm, has had a severe bout of it this week. The old gentleman; who is nearly eighty-three years old, was apparently ap-parently recovering nicely from a former for-mer sick spell when he had a relapse Tuesday. He is improving and his many friends hope to soon see him about again. Something is radically wrong with our postal service in Washington county. coun-ty. Letters and papers posted here for Leeds and Virgin City some time ago have not reached the people to whom they were addressed. Where the fault lies we do not know, but if more care is not taken Something will be heard to drop. We have received, through the post-oliice post-oliice here, a communication for publication pub-lication bearing the initials "G. A. H." but as it is not signed in full cannot publish it. . All communications for publication, including correspondence, must have the full name and address of the writer attached, otherwise it will not be published. The name is not required for publication, unless desired, but merely to show good faith. . Prince Bismarck, the Iron Chancellor Chancel-lor of Prussia is dead. One. by one the great meu of Europe who have made history are passing away. Who ire going to take their places? The new policy of this country in having colonies will direct the minds ot American statesmen into new channels, chan-nels, and we may reasonably look tc this continent to produce the greatest men cf the future and a new era in the history of the world, You have brought along your turnips. Your titters and your corr.; On your melons and molasses We have not looked with scorn, And we feel w e could be happy; Forgetful of life's ills, Among the people of St. George. But for our paper bills. A fellow can't buy paper And ink with garden truck. It's the prepaid cash subscribers Save a fellow getting stuck LOST Between Bellevue and Cedar City, a small wooden packing box, containing con-taining several small account books, specimens cf col l--and sand, a pair ol ladies' rubbers, and perhaps a few other small articles. The .box bcloiigs lo Sister Cornelia H. Clayton, and I he-books he-books are of great value to herseli alone. Tie findiS; n ill coufcr a. g reat favor by leaving the same, or communicating commu-nicating with Mrs. Belle T'cvy. ot Cedar City, or Airs. Julia A. Paee. of St. George, Utah. Mr. and Mrs! Ctorgc Morris gave a pleasant little dinner party Thursday in honor of DV. and Mis.' Ueate. Besides the guests of honor were: Mrs. Orpiia, And r: is, Mrs. -.ia Calloway, Callo-way, Mrs. blia MeQuarrie and Miss Mu.y Eealc. After dinner the company com-pany adjourned to the lawn, where ice cream was served. As Mi s. Morris is a very agreeable hostess Uie Lime passed delightfully until the etcni.i.r shades appealed when the litue partv dispurs.ed ha iug had a ', ci v eml,l' tune. About one teonth age 'me rntk which is fifteen mouths Old.', had an auack of diar.-iioea accompanied bv vomiteng. I gave it such, remedies as are usually given in such cases but -is nothing gave relief, we Wnt U,v a p, sie.an and it y as under his care 'fo'-'a week. At this time the ch.I.l had Ixe,', sr-k for about icu days audi was haum-about haum-about tw.;ni;.U; operations of . boweds every twelve hours, .lnd w, re conv.nc:d ,hat ul,- s it obtained eenei u would not li Cnamberiain s Colic, Chole,:, and II',!" i'uueaKemei,vv,;un:,,o,m,,,,de(,,i;,'l I ,,ei,ldf l'' T oon ,milwl' emmgef.rrncbcuer: by its vonti;1Ucd ::eaco.-,1eteeme,.:,,,ol,,,lt.a 1- ' 'P -'. iectly health r , Byr..5-;,mt':,1,(,;:h:;:;:''''