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CiLE ES'l 1NLI.
KV IMIKYNS 4 CrKKY.
Entered at tliu l'ostoilico, Oregon. Mo.
as Second Class Matter.
A Weekly Newspaper Devoted to the
Interests of the llest County
In the Union.
TXHMSi $1 00 Per Tear.
WitoH tht date ftlUwiii yiir tmt
Ida aunt f tht paper. It tells tia data
It whlohyear aakiorlptlta la pala.
Friday, January 31. 1013.
Six hundred :md twenty-twit farm
i'M ltetltloncd the romiutrrc Clnliof
St. Jom'iiIi to hold :iti agricultural
tiicutlnir. and tlicr p.-tltloii'. are Mill
I'oinln In. The AKrli'iiltiiral and
Horticultural Swift) "f St. .luM-pli
endorsed the plan 'I'lil- resulted In
eniKultatloii with Kaiivi-. Nehraka
and l'i.'i pi'iipleand In the format Ion
ft lie InterMitt) AcrliMiltnral and In
Ins' rial ' niri'- to l" held In M..lo
-enl.. March th. Tih and -Hi. I'U.I. to
Wil"h U linlti'il ail the farmer" in
'he foil r Mate wli'i fall eolue
The ei''iitlve onmmlt l.'f. 1 1 1 Smith
'Mi M . .Iuepli. M . w III hae a
I; r iiHims ann Du.iriiitiu nouses.
and 'ii apiilii'.itloii if faruier-h mall
1i1.it rr- imii In- aliened to 1 hem in
ad vain'e A litireau of I nf urinal Ion w ill
lie I'tahlMied at Ihe Auditorium,
ami an"tii' vltitr at the l.urr.iti
Mr lin.trd and lu'k'lnn will
ii takfii in I'liar'f li uies-eni.'er and
Mhjuii t" tin' plaei' where he ean en
i,'ai' 1 1 1 .1 f r 1 - from in' l three tl.i-'
illili' at -mall roM.
I'ull) tui lit j-lUr piai'lli'al melt of
li.Ul'iliil fame, will eiiteitaln tin ai as
weil a Instinct them ict'iiilliiu' larm
prolilein. Iltr stoi'l;. il.ilrylni.'. etc
Tlie-.i' men have deimih'.t rated their
theories and protcti them.
Ktt'rv tanm r ha- hi- problem and
If lie will pul 11 oiieslliiiis nlde Ihe
tJiiestinii l!o near the tluoi of tlie
Audil'ifimu. the, will he ausweted.
The piohli-m of the f mil wile will
he illxii.ed li I wu well-lnloi uieil wie
men. wliu aie imt onl acumplMail
pc.iker. Im' iliej ate practical,
reaml m f.inn-. and still living
lliereill. I'.riliv Hie Woinetl lniliv
N'oehaiu'e will made for attend.
Inn tlii mutes. M. .Insepli will If
eelve lis pay In Hie Incieaeilyleld per
aeie of land e int lyunii In the four
Ml- Mamie I'lliUMon. l SI. .In.
seili, Mo., who was called away from
Molillelt hail mi accniint ol Ihe I I-lies-
ol' her l.ltlcl. will he Ii.ii'U 1(1
lielauaie Monday ami will tesiime
leT llllll'Ml Willi.. he helll'.' .1 elliil
In the sciiuui m iiiiisle, to '.'lailiiate In
.llllle. Mis l'tllslnli siue lawiia
lily well Uiioaii anii'MK the Inwtispei..
pie She s i uiii.lciamy :uls In the
liitlesi sen... ni the wind and has ap
pealed in no'illc as aecoinii init lor
Miss I'm I la llh.'l; ol Mollliett hall
Miss ItiacK'. many Irleiuls w III also U
delluhteil to know I hal the clli'liue
.stances all aioiiud haw iiiiuhlened up
and that tle-e iwnteiy acconiilshi.
yomn; l;t'li win m' lieaid in liela
ware mi iiiiny 'K'.'asluns lielori yraihe
atlmi In .lulu- Miisea. eiilies havi
heard tin t .uiNts and haw ex.
pri'sseil ui-at admiration for their
woil; and li'ieal lor them a success
fill fiiliiieln the ui'scal Held. I'ela
ware, Ohio i;cliani'i'.
Miss Mamie is ihe d.tuulitei ol lid
waid I'lul.st hi. of St. .Insepli, and
was hoiu in M.iitland. and i well
known hen- Ii int; :t u'raniMaiinliler
of Mai.ii' i t oilliis, ami a niece of
Mi's-, tlra Ware, of this cliy. She i a
iiiosi ini i oil- u'lrt, and hei many
friends and teiathes heie and In
M.iitland win he pleased lit hear of
her success, iiultifhei "making yowl"
In eeiy In her m.'IiuiiI work.
We are ulad to he ahle to say to Mr.
I'liikM on' n 1 1 1 1 f i lends in the conn-
he is much Impinved
I le- pifsellt time.
We an- i iiv - iiTy thai our young
fr.hmd. Wl l M. Mauplii. failed In se
cure the ,i iit Inn of Slate LahnrCoiii
mlssioucr of Nelnaka, tioteruur
Miiieliead .mm ilul lug the oilier fel
low. Will M.tiipln Is ilfservlng, a nl
I hig eiioii.'h. and ha timtleted paity
service suill 'lent to have heen ulven
the lilggt'st .ippointhf olllce, within
the gtnern ii'. power. Will was la
hor t'oininlssloner under former (Jov
ernor Sliallenhergci', anil he made
good-darn .-nnd. Will Is sore In not
being appointed, and he has a right
to lie. He declares that lie will ox
pose the executive hy showing that he
paid Mr. Mauplii mote money during
his campaign than his statement,
shows ho spent altogether.
"Whv. I wrote his platform for
him, his speech of acc!0luiij:e, and
many or his campaign speeches, and I
have copies hem In my oftlce,"
says Mr. Mauplii.
Grim Reaper's Work.
In our Issue last week, we mailt; (
drluf mention of the passing of I'rale.
Chesney, at his home. In llolMown,
Texas. The death of Mr (.'liesney re
moves another of the early day set tiers
of Holt county, and another of those
rtitwedly honest, earnest, sincere citi
zen". i on Knew nun as one 01 most!
men, who wan ever ready to meet and
deal with his fellow man strictly on
the square, w tmer wanted a dollar
that was nol his, and did not come to
him by honest, fair dealing. Illsword
was as t;ood as his hond, and yon ever
knew where to tl rid him, as a neigh
bor and friend.
He came here with his parents from
Moniteau county, Missouri, when a
mere child of three years, and tip to
the sprint; of 1!M'.', had spent all his
life In thlscoimty. He witnessed and
helped theilcvelopinentnf that section
around ForestClty. from a w Ikterness,
to one of the most productive sections
of our county.
He went south. In March, ll'. sell
hit; his larm. not Ikimiim he was tils
satlslleil with his Mirrouiiillm.'s or his
holding hut that his health might he
U'titlltted, and In his goltn;. he felt
keenly the parting from old friends,
nelghhor.s and associates.
He was horn In Moniteau county.
Missouri. 1'eliruary '-'ii. 1M.V and tiled
at Kohstown. Texas, January . ltd.'),
ageil to years, in months and LM days.
In Isiis. he led Miss Alice Slpes tothe
altar, and they traveled llfe'.spatliway
together until four years igo. shar
ing t heir st niggles and successes, their
storms and sunshine, and only did
they part, hy the ilecreeof the Master
which called her and him tothe higher
and lift lerilatid. They werethe parents
of nlne.cliildreii six of;whotn survhe
Thesearc.lohn S.. KtlgarC-antHiraci;
of llohstown: .lesse T.. Henry I),
and Mrs. , c. stallard. of forest
CH. lie is also survived hy three
sisters Mrs. Nancy Klder. of St.
.Insepli: Mrs. Matilda Walker.of l-'orest
Cliy.aud Mi. I'olly Masey. nf Okla
homa f'ity. ikkihnma: :ll of whom
attended the funeral which wa held
from the i'orest City M. II. church,
.lautiarv I.'-', and was t'liuihictt'tl by the
pastor. I!ev. ('. ('. Miller, the Intel
incut being In t lit- tiiegoii cemetery.
Card of Thanks.
We desire In epifss our deepe'
sense of gratitude to the many kind
friends and nelghhnrs.fiirtlielr kindly
ministration in us In ihe hour of our
deep sorrow hy Ihe death of our he
loved father: tothe ini'inhcr of tilt:
Kastern Star and 'I'. A. ('.societies. of
forest City, for their beautiful Moral
Mii. I. C. Sl'.M.I.AIIIi,
Margaret K. i rede. Miming was
horn near llreiuen. (iermauy, Sept
s:i:i. Wlieut'leveii years old sliocamt
to America, settling in Indiana
when1 he made her home until after
Ihe death of her husband in l!i"i.
She wa married to Henry Shilling
In l."il. Totlieiu IJ childlt'll wert:
hum. ii nf whom are living: I'nur
daughter ami two sou. Hue other
daughter of her huhand hy a former
iiianlage wa Included in her family
Since coming to Missouri in INMshe
has made her home with Iter tlaugli
ler.s, Mi. I n il ltinulineyer and Mr
llnbeil Unwell. Some years ago her
eyesight failed lier anil since she has
lived In total ilaikiiess.
As a child she was enullrineil In the
(iermau Lutheran chinch and fur
mine than a half century has been
meiuU'i' of tlie Methodist Kplscnp.il
chinch. Her lilhle has ever been
lamp tn her pathway. Ilerlife wasin
peilecl harmony with her prnfflnti
Mie lined her Lord ami although the
pathway led her Ihiough the valley
her fail Ii never waveii il. ami on the
mi ruing of her going home she pa
I lent ly al;ed: "How Long, ol.oid
how lontiV" ller sulTerlng lias been
lllteue for some month Two o
her ilaughleis weic constantly with
her during her last days anil tenderly
caret I for her until the end. which
came near the midnight hour of .Ian
'.'I. 1111,1, at tliehoiminf I' red ilriiul
meyer, ( iregou, Mn.
Ilrlef funeral services weie held al
the family residence, 'I liinsday after
noon, conducted by the pastor, ller
remain, accompanied by the tlaugli
ters, Mrs, llruutuieyer, Mrs. Unwell
ami Mis. fuller, were taken to Sun
man. Ind and laid at rest hy the side
of her husband.
I' A sit lit.
Program M. E. W. F. M.
KKU. 7, mix
.Hostess Mrs. fanny I., lived.
Topic "An IM neat lonal lluvolu
Leader Mrs. Sol, Meyer.
Hevotlons Mrs. Meyer.
I'lano Solo Mrs. Heed.
Textbook, Chap. Ill Mrs,
"Our Leading Schools in China"
Mrs. IL C.Cook.
"llrlght. nits From School Kxperl
ence" Mrs. K. O. Thatcher.
I'lano Duett Mrs, fierce' "and
tllY KAItr. A. ItOt'K, CO. MUIT.J
The teachers' meeting held at Craig,
last Saturday, was well attended by
teachers In the district, ami much In
terest was taken In the discussions.
'ery few patrons were In attendance.
Nipt. Ilbhles was to discus tlietjucs-
Hon of Consolidation, but on account
of so few patrons present thought It
wise to spend this time discussing
piestlons of more Importance to those
present. Of course teachers know
what consolidation Is and what good
results have been secured where It
ha been tried. Mr. Voter Is the per
son who need. information on the
ubject of Irettcr educational oppor
tunities for his children, hence such
talks made to teachers fall to bring
the desired results. There Is no per
son who should be more Interested In
a child than his parents and they
have no more Important task than
providing proper and the very best of
The next meeting will be held at
Mound City, Sat urday, feb. '."J. This
will he the last meeting in the north
ern part of the county this year.
Teachers ami patrons arc requested to
send subjects they wish dlsctissvd,
Ivach school in the county Is re-
Itiesttd to have a spelling match, f rl
lay, February 'Jn anil select the three
best spellers in the school to spoil in
the township matches which will he
hold Friday, .March II. The county
match will be heltl at Oregon, Satur
day. March in. fuplls In the llrst to
the eight gratle Inclusive are eligible
to enter the matches. The .state
match will he lieltl at .lelleron City
U the time of the County Superin
tendents' Convention, the date of
which has not been sol.
Mr. A. A. Carton and pupilsat Lin
ol rt are very much enthused in their
work and ate doing good work.
Miss .lulla Wanl anil pupil at Min
nesota alley ate lining some excel
lent work in thawing, paper cutting.
nit composition wmk. Miss Wanl
bad no vacation during holidays, so
lier school will close early. She will
enter the Normal at Maiy vllln for the
prllig term and llnlli her Normal
Mi. ('. ii. Walker and pupilsat Oak
iroxe are ery much Intcicstctl In
their work, attendance is good and
good lesitlis are being :il tallied, Mr.
Walker I one of our lioii-iesldenl
.ichcr. lie wa a student In the
Mamlllc Normal, last summer.
Passed the Century Mark.
Ml you old coin fellows will now
have to come again. II. W. Mont
gomery, of .skldinorc. has tlug tip one
that has past the t'eiiluiy mark hy
llfteen years. It Is a l ulled States
silver dollar ami bears the stamp nf
Hits, or dropped from I lie mint In the
second year of the Senior Adam ad
ministration. If that old tlollarcould
talk what a wonderful story it could
tell. II ha lived through I lie great
est century of prog less the worltlever
knew. It has seen a ynutig. strug
gling Kepubllc rise from thirteen
weak, feeble colonic to forly-elght
mighty, trniig duplies, which to
gether form the greatest cuuutry mi
Ihe face of the eailh.
This dollar vvus given to Mr. Mont
gomery when ten yeais old hy his
father, and he prle It very highly as
a keepsake. All thee years he has
lealletl that lie wa never cnthely
Mr. Montgomery alo ha a Spanish
coin that I over llli yeaisold. This
liver piece was plowed up several
years ago, was probably lost on an old
Indian trail when this part of Ihe
country belonged to ihe lied Men. -Skidmure
liiiwu our way we havea Judge lion
F. Morgan, who can give our young
friend Montgomery a few years on his
rare coin, ami then beat him. Mr.
Morgan has ihe dollar of the coinage
nf Kill to I so. I both inclusive: he also
has them from Is in in the present
time with the except Inn nf the years
ls.ll.'J-4-.Vil-" anil s. lie lias a .'.Vcent
piece of bo.',: a half dollar of INK!;
til gold piece, of Is-Vi. I n foreign cuius
he has a ilVccnt Unman piece, coined
during the relgu of SepthuutlServius,
A. I)., I'.KI.
In this conned lou vve might add
that Judge Morgan ha fully 1,000
pieces of rare coins, and constitute
one of thu rarest and mot valuable
collections in be found west of thu
Mississippi river, and Its value will
run up to several thousand of tlol
F.lhel, the lli-year-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William fancher, died
at her home In Nodaway station,
Thursday last, January '.'!, Itil.'l, from
The members of Meyer Cost held
a most enjoyable meeting at the homo
of their adjutant on Saturday lost,
and the new otllcors for IHI.'I were duly
Installed. Judge Item Morgan wasin
stalled as commander, T. (.'. fuller,
Sr. vice commander; Itobt. Montgom
ery, l. M.; . II. llardman, chap
lain; Karl Cooper, (),!,; U.l. Dohyns
adjutant, following the Installation
alap luncheon wat served, and the
I'medtlnjr proved V most' enjoyable1 Hrrbi
Old Missouri Land.
ITlte following poem, composed by
Henry -lolce, of Hlgelow, and set to
music by llert Wallace, is now cata
logued as among the latest music on
the market. It Is set to IM tlme.l
Here's a place you all know well:
Ilul the truth you've failed to tell,
About the old Missouri land:
There are cities fair and bright,
Itttnnlng street cars day and night,
In the old Missouri land:
They have corn and they have hay.
On the markets every day.
In the old Missouri land:
There are trousers also shirts,
High heeled slippers also skirts. '
Made in the old Missouri land:
( Hher states appear In song.
Why not this one go along,
About the old Missouri land' i
There are smaller towns as well, (
Which none other. can excel
In the old Missouri land.
There 1 shipping far anil wide.
To supply the demand cried.
To the old Missouri land.
And other things to mention,
To which I'll call attention. j
In the good old Missouri land (
Now a place that'. iip-lo-tlaie.
And an Independent State. i
Is the old Missouri laud: 1
There are funnels rich in goul,
llesltlcs tlie land they hold.
In the old Missouri land:
Now I think that ynu can tind. 1
Factories of ev'ry kind.
In the otil Missouri laud:
We have gas and we have till.
Wu have coal anil we have soil.
In the old Missouri land:
We h:ie rich and vve have poor.
We have mines and wealth galore.
In tlie old Missouri land.
They have maiket for their wlne.
Their horse and cattle Hue.
In the old Missouri land,
from the auto n small to
Tlie button made of clam shell.
In the old Missouri laud.
We have copper, lead and .Inc.
Idd you ever slop to think.
'limit the old Missouri land'
i iiiiui .
We have laws and wu have chnol,
We liavecliurcliesof thegoldeii rule.
In the oltl Missouri laud.
We havu brains, vvt; have wll.
Wu have nerve, we have gill.
In the oltl Missouri laud.
Now this .song It was written,
for those vvhoart! always hilling,
At the old Missouri land:
If e'er you Hud anyplace, better.
Just you drop me a letter,
To the oltl Missouri land.
Standing beneath an audi of palm
leave and In the presence of the Im
mediate relatives of the bride and a
few close friends, Miss f.Mo CasKey
anil Mr. Wilbur Clllllaiid were Joined
in marriage. Thursday afternoon, at
Hie home of the bride's mother, Mrs.
A. L. Caskey. The hnpresslvetloiilile
ring ceremony was performed hy llev.
Henry Caskey. of Concord, hint her nf
Hie bride. Immediately after tlie
shower of congratulations ami good
wishes, the bridal couple left for Los
Angeles, and after an absence of a few
days will return to reside at Ihe Cas
Until Mr. and Mrs. (illllland are
well known Slerro.Madrc young people
and I heir many frlendwlll vvlshiheiii
a full measure of piospcrlty and hap
piness. The brltlu has been a resident
of Sierra Matlre, about eight years,
and hold a high place In thu affection
of her friend for her charming spirit
and great capahallty. Mr. Clllllaiid
has come to Sierre Mad re moitt re
cently, hut has wnn tlie t'onlldeiice
anil respect of a largeclrclcof friends,
He Is at present engaged In the real
estate business In tlie olllce of A. S.
Mead. Sierre Matlre 'Cal.' News,
i uv. -". una.
Many of our young people will rec-
ognl.e the name of the bride, who for
many years resided In Oregon, and
later vvenl to Sierre Matlre, with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Caskey.
She was a popular girl here, ami her
many former Oregon friends send
M. Ii. Church Notes.
Tlie usual attendance c haractcrl.cd
the morning services. only two
teachers were absent from Sabbath
school. Mrs. Kccles and llrace llalley
were substitute teacher.
Miss Ann Kinzle led Hut League at
night and us usual niadoli of interest
to those present.
Kight members of Sabbath school
were present or accounted for every
Sabbath of last year and are wearing
silver stars as an emblem of their
faithfulness. If present every Sab
bath this year they will receive gold
Topic for the Kpworth League next
Sunday night, "A Winning Fight,"
Matt. 4:1. Nell Graham will lead.
Ilegular monthly meeting of the of'
llclal hoard next Monday night, at the
An even doen car lnat(s .of hogs
were shipped out of here 'over the' O".
I. it. miring last week.
Handy!" It's the "handi
neas" of the Ford that es
tablishes its unbounded
with those who have driv
en heavier and more cum
bersome cars. And the
new low price makes it as
"handy" to buy as it is
economical to maintain.
livery third car U a Ford. Nearly lsi,non
have been sold anil dellveri d. New prices
runabout i'2' touring car i'un -delivery
car iiii'i town car 10" with all eijulp
nient. I. ti. b. hetrolt. (let particulars
from Koevt Cook gency. Oregon. M .
Light Your Kitchen with a
jRayb Bracket Lamp
Sometimes in the kitchen or elsewhen! you need a lamp heltl
hih, where it will light the whole loom, and b out of the
reach of children.
The Kayo Bracket Lamp is made for exactly this purpose. It is
one of 'he famous Rayo Family the- best kerosene lamps made.
A clcur, white light, ateaily. illlTiitril. A strong, substantial bracket, cully
oTitril to tlir wall. The lamp is inexpensive. Kcomnnical. Lighted without
removing stiimney or rhaile. Rayo Lamps ure maile In various style and
(or all jiurpoieB, At ,, r., .'tpfmmr
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Ah fnrfUna urptiratlmi
HORSES, MARES AND MULES
I will buy any kind of horse or mare that Is fat. from
4 to 20 years of age, and broke to work. Be sure to show
me your good horses. Mules from 4 to 8 years and 1,000
pounds up. Must be broke, fat and sound.
WILL PAY THE HIGHEST MARKET PRICE FOR THE BEST
HORSES, MARES AND MULES,
For the Eastern and Southern
not to invoice.
Mound City, Tues.
Forest City, Friday,
The Old Reliable Horseman
Saturday; February 8. 1913
Tim uiuli'isiKiiwl will still lit Public Auction, nt Chan.
Smith's Livery Hani, in MOUND CITY.
Jill Imail of bi'tid sown. iimlurthiK 18 last spriiiK Kilts and 18
from I to A years old last spring.
Tlmy arti bred to tlm three regular Herd Hoars.
Columbia Wonder, Big Fusser and Orange Lad
and will farrow in March, April and May.
These sows will not lie fatted and litted as is usual for
bred sow sales, but will be fed and handled witli tlm one
object in view, their future usefulness as brood sows.
TERMS:--Cash or bankable note. No stock
removed till terms are complied with. Sale
commences at 1 o'clock. No postponement.
COL H. T. CHRISMAN, Auct,
ED. SMITH, Clerk; "
market. I come to buy and
WILL BE AT
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