Cauthage, Mo., Dec. 25. -The Rus?ell brothers, the eider of whom is not yet 16 years of age, are héroes in thevicinity of Smithfleld. During the big üood two families camped on the White farm were missing and were supposedto bo drowned. These boys bagan a search for th era and finally found them - thirteen in all, men, women and ohüdren - in a wagon b.x on a huy stack witli a mile of water around them in every dirocuon. ïhe unfortunatos hatl been there twenty-four liours and were nearly exhausteil. The lads conteved them two at a timo to the land.