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i UK SENTUSLL. HOLT IN FOURTH I'UtiK.
lU IHHIYNS A. GUKKV.
Entered at the Postotltce, Oregon
as Second Class Matter.
Holt County in Good
Record for School
A Weekly Newspaper He voted to the
Interests of the I test County
In the Union.
TERMS: $1 60 Per Tear.
watch the date following yor aaaie an
the -Harold ef the paper. It tella the date
ta 'iMchyour subacrlptlen li paid.
Nearly $60,000 Involved. Comes Back.
George S. Lukens, one of our litis, Mrs. C. K.Gibson has returned from
tllng real estate agents, "pulled off," Kmmett, Idaho, where she went ex
last week, nnu of the largest deals ' peeling to make un extended visit
that lias over taken place In Holt 1 with her hrother. S. N. Itucher. and
county. J vvhHu pleased with that country, two
Avery Stalk Cutters-Single
and Double Row.
Friday, February 7, 1013.
To Bloom in Heaven.
i Sod lii Ills liilhiHeincrryglvesiione
of hN children a uric they cannot
Though tin' xirrtiu Hik In the hoinc
f Mr. and Mr. Kt.i Martin, of Na
iiu-r ma li'iw eem beyond thi'lr
.t length bccaii-e In lli' dispensation
.1 III ir n Mcticc- (iod h.l ccli III to
a!, from them their only on. liar
Id. which iKVurii'd .iltci a seven two
wfi'i,.- siillcrlng. mi S:iturd.i last
Icbruaiv M. I'M.'!. In the tin It i-;rff
us ,ige I'lir Ma-tw has provided I he
lea.lnu t It 'f t litu id soften the
u'h : :1ml Hi,' iikvIoiis l'Iii nf memory
I) ' CS''t vc il plot ui f Hie lMaiit If ill
muni Ill,' that has ben i-tiled to
The little fellow Mine l gladden
the h ulie nil .llllie Jit, I'.M'. .Illll h III
itriulit lovable disposition wound the
chord ah ml the Ileal ts of that
made 1 il in deal ! every one who
Tlie Im-o) .pf inedliMl aid was sum
lied '" bring ledef. hut lonuavall.
It had I n decreed that little Harold
-himld dwell mi high. Hie Master
ealled hltll Ic'lHV.
I uinresslve lillieial civicc Wele
held fr Die lleulnii eliuieh. Mull
dav, .id liitant. conducted by Klder
Weaver. if T.ibor. 1 ov n . :i f lit the lit
tic -Hie vv:t laid In P-! III t lie I'i'llll"
Mr. and Mi-. Maitiu deslie us to
uxiires thidr deepe-t sen-e uf giatl
tilde to nclghled-aliil Irlelids fur I heir
kindly mlliMr.il Innslu them thiniigh
the llluo-. and dealh of theli beloved
Mr. Man In ha- niel h.ulliNciip
of sorrow ill ue Ih. in tilted of lale. I In
llc-cinber :!lh he lecelved a incagi)
announcing the killing nf an aunt and
uncle in K lahiuiia. Hi Heeemlier
:ilt,he was iiifm .ned nl the death of
his s.ter and husband, and I heir two
ehltdien at llellet Hie, lv'ana. their
vehicle being struck li a train. kill-
Ill'' the ftni r him i lull . cninc
the death of their mil sun.
The forth coming annual report of
State Superintendent of Schools,
William P. Kvatis, reveals the fact
that there are several thousand rural
teachers In Mlsmiul, who receive less
pay than unskilled lahoicrs.
His report will show that .short
terms of school and poor attendance
for the school tear ending June .'m Is
indicated by the reports from many
counties. St. Louis ranks highest
ullli an average of Wt.'l days for each1
pupil for the school year; Kansas City
second with 147.7: Caldwell county
third, with 1 10. t: Holt neU, with
lo;i.7: DeKalh next, with ln.i.:i, and
Atchison sixth, with InV.T The av
erage nays oi aiieiiiiauce tor caen
pupil of the school ycarwaslu'days.
This repieM'tits ft month and t'J days.
The posltiim attained hylloll coun
ty, we altiihute largely tut lie activity
and earnest efforts of our eounty su-
peilnlciident, Karl A. Ilock, who has
proven himself a tireless worker in
iidvancing the cause of education in
Theteare l.n.11 teachers w ho receive.
less II,. in f.'iitl annually, .'t,.'S!7 hetweetl
:'o i and tIV.i. .i.lll helweeii iJoo and
mil J.T.i'i. hetweetl li-land M'.i'.i,
l.l'jn between .Vni iuiiI t.Vf.i, I be-
I ween :inl f7lK, 7U'.i hetweetl i'lin
and -j'.i'.i'.'. I.'.'iiii between I,ikhi and
l.!i'.i!i, :.lli. betwien I, 'Jim i and -rl ,t!'..
hetween H,ftiM and and
only 1 1" gel owi J?,mwi.
Of the 1 1" teachers wiio get inuie
than t'J.uoo. I.snare In St. I.util-. The
llguie.s show that !i,.M,J leaclieis are
paid an average salaiy nf f.i'.i'.i a year,
or per ilay. rooming in the-
women who are siipeiiiileudenl.s or
principals and tliose eiuplo.ved In the
high schools, when- the .alaties are
.V'.i a yea i. The average y eat ly salary
for male teachers, which includes su
perintendents, pilticlpal. and high
school piofesstits is v.fii'.i a year. If
the salarle- nf the teachers nf SI
l.niils, ICaiio.ist'li.v. and nther laige
eillesWeleded icli d the ;lei.n;eHiillld
he lediiced hv a t hird.
I'l it'ie are .i.TIU men and I'J.'i.il
woiueii einpln.veil in the lemeutary
schools, and l..'i) itieii and l.mit
women eiuplo.ved In the secmidaiy nr
The lands In this transaction were
what Is known as the Groves farm,
formerly belonging to the late Joseph
Groves, of Mound City, comprising
acres, one and a half miles west of
Mound City, and owned by K. J. Hess,
of Kansas City, and IH.) acres, about
oncandahalf tnllessotitliof MotindClty
owned by Frank Walker, of I'lgelow,
Mr. Ualkir trading In his farm for
the Hess laud. This is certainly a
big deal, and Mr. Lukens Is to becon-
gratulated upon successfully negotiat
ing the transaction. I tot 1 1 tracts, vve
are Informed, were valued at ion per
Home 'Phone Changes
A deal was closed last week, where
by Joe II. Murray seen ies the con
trolling Interest In the Martin or
Home "Photic Telephone t'o.,of this
city, Mr. II. K. Kcclc selling his In
terest, which eonsl-teil of si per cent.
of tlie stock, the remaining stock be
ing retained h.v I). M. and M. li. Mar
tin and others. ('niisldeiatlun.
1;..Vhi. in the transaction Mi
Murray nailed I." aeies in
.Nodawa.v lownslilp. this county,
and Uvi acres In Shannon
coutitv. this state, at a valuation of
l::..'i. the total deal footing up JT
in HI. A. . Col I (II li.Uiilli. l the Milt
ra.v end of I lie deal, and (ieoige S. I.u
kens did the Hading for Mr. Ilccles
weeks was the limit of stay .that
longing to "come back" home pre
vailed and sure she acted. She felt
that she might stay, but home attrac
tions were so great that she could not
She brings the good news of the
prosperity of her brother. and.Mr.Sol
Zachman, who are not only prosper'
oils, but fully contented with condi
tions In that part of the country
That it is a great country for fruit,
and the production of potatoes, cab'
bage, beans, and, in fact, most all va
rlcllrs ol vegetables.
She and brother made a side trip to
llolse City, Idaho, only a short dis
tance I rom Kiumett some ; miles,
and while there were the guests of
Willie Noland, a former Oregon hoy.
md a cousin of Mr. (ilb-on, and a sou
of Mrs Kate Noland. of this city.
She tells us that Willie Is prosperous.
uid has a icspousihle position with
the Cudahy Packing Company. Del
sure making good and his mother and
relative-, may well feel proud of him
He has a nice home and iuteiestlug
She says If any of her friend- wish
tu expand their lungs, and Inhale the
invigorating mountain air. and enjoy
itlllg line Iruils and vegetables, that
tie piodiiced out there, she .-ays "buy
i ticket' for Kiumett nr llnNct'liv.
Presbyterian Church Notes.
"lllltl.MI'tll- III th" llllile" will In
the subject nf a seile- nl evetiluu -er
mini-, the !lil nr which will h- given
next Sunday -night nu the niiestlnii,
"Where Did Calu (id lll Wile" If
you hav-anv iiieli.iii- nr subjects
you would llkedlscils-ed uive them In
the paslur ur diup I hem in the collec
tion mate. W will lieiilad In take
up any iliillculty Dial may be Iron
hlilig A mi. Till- invitation Isglveli to
all. e-neciiliy in tii'i-c wle.i aiu not
church iiiniiiii.'i-. and is evtendeil
fimii a desliu In belli .vnii siihe your
Thu Christian Kudeavni Socleiy wld
give a social at the n('ia hmi-e next
Wednesday night, reii. l-'ii. h'u
cream and cake wilt tie served and
liouie-made candy will he on -ale
tieoige Mcllee wa- limii in Holt
county, May II, IMI, and died at his
home February .'!. Itil.'llutlieii'.iiliyear
of his age In si;s (. was united In
uiaiiiage in Mary .1 Sluue, and by
this iiniuii llveehllilieii weie born. two
of whom siirv Ive. His wife died Dec
ember 11th. sss. Ills surviving clill
dren are: Krncst.of Lawrence, Kansas;
Jessie, of Finest City. Mo.: one grand
son: :in aued brother. Mailiu Mcllee;
and a bo-i of friends and other rela
lives. UN entire life was passed in
Hull enmity, and he had many warm
friend-, who will legiel keenly hi
Funeral services weie conducted
Tuesday, by Klder II. II. Hawsnn; thu
Interment being hi the Oregon Maple
I! Hive cemetery .
ailml imi will U- eliaiued.liiit a piulu
will he, handy to receive any liee-vvlll
There weie live new iiieinbei. at
Sunday school ,ai mui.I i.v. one addi
tion to the Cradle li 'II and one pin-
motion from the Cradle Itoll to the
We are gl id to neic .me back Mi.
and Mr-, il. M. Inio.ri, who have
Just, returned ir.iiu .loll.u-nii City and
expect t.i make their leiuie here in
the fill me.
The oireiiu i'i r ili e i!iou Hoards
and other church beiii;"leiiccs w III be
laUi-u iit-t Sunday. Cm- pit-pared
t i iiiai.e v i ir s in-'i ..i! urn fur I he
A cordiii bivliall. i i- eleiuli-i lo
every hj ly in all i in , vice-.
I 'AST! in.
Woman's Union Program.
Wiiiucn' l 'lub Wink.
Itoll call. Current event-.
Practical Work of W mien' Club
Mrs. Mlua Curry.
Club Work In Mi-iu.l Mr-.lraeu
Itenellts to lie derived From Wo
men's Club Work Mis. Kl ma Jones.
Music Mrs. Alice Piotul.
W. II. Itlchaid was hi Jefferson
City, this week, appealing before the
legislative committee in behalf of the,
drainage bllLiirepaifd by'lilimaJW MP.
Noland, for tlia itiUlte CuitunvstUon:
The reopening of the Shlloh I'. II.
church, Sunday, was well intended.
After the sermon by lllshop W. M.
uie tley, on the Hist verse of the one
bundled and twenty-second Psalm,
making clear some things that make
tlie house of (iod attractive, he pro
cccdeil to raise vvliat was lacked of
the Woo t hat Ihu innroveiuc nts cost
v., The people responded nicely and in si
Isliort time Hie deficiency was raised
William . I. Kelley, age -Vi. section
fniemaii of the lliirllugtnu .it I'm est
City, died suddenly at his home In
Hint city. Thursday owning of last
week. January Jio. I'.M.l.
Mr. Kelley was at hi- ii-ual duties
iluilng the day, but had complained
-nine of feeling bad ! Id men, while
mil mi the section, and a-ked the
crew in bring liini In on I he car. This
they did. hut before he got in. he re
tuaiked that he wa again feeling
ill light, and regietted that he had
nine In from hi work. He went to
hi- Inline, did hi- evening clinic-, ate
Ids snppei. Shortly after eat lug his
meal he again felt had and lold his
wile he would gn In bed. She pie
pared the bed for him, and he re
tired. About !i o'clock, while hi wife
was sitting near, he gave a gioan.and
died before medical aid could reach
him, death being caused by heart
Mi. Kelley was a splendid elllen
haiil-wiirkiug and iudiislrious. He
had been employed by the llurlinglou
for -nine 'J"i years, having charge of
the sicliotis at llurlinglou Junction
and Leavenworth, and came to the
Forest City section about a year ago
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs
Garner Kelley, of Forbes lownslilp,
where he was horn and raised, Ids
father dying on March .'to, ls::i, and
his mot her preceded his fatherseveral
yiais. He was married to Miss Klla
Carpenter, at Weston, Missouri, soino
'JO years ago. who with one dauglite
Mr. Kelley was a Mason, and look
the work at lliirllugton Junction
The body wa taken to Weslon, Sat
unlay, February 1st, where funeral
services were held.
Mr. "Hoe" Kills, roadmasier of The
Oregon Inleriiihan, I a hrntlicr-ln
law of the deceased.
then the church board and pastor
were called forvvaid and admonished
of their duties a pertaining to the
House of God. Pahtoii.
Co i bon Marklaud left Tuesday of
this week for Atchison, Kansas, where
he will enter the employ of a whole
sale hanlwaie house. Cordon's many
friend wiii iiim succe in ins now
home. Having hud a number of years
experience In the hardware business,
lie w ill lit In to a "T."
lias to Thaw His Cow Out.
II. It. Illakeley. clerk hi Hepirlineiit
I'cn, wa late reaching court Hie oilier
titoiiilng and the explanation he gave
of Ids lardlne marks him as Hie
champion cold-weather victim of the
'It wa like tills. Vour Honor." he
said, addies-iug Presiding Judge Wll
"I live at Watts and have lo
milk Hie cow before I leave for court
started to milk her thl- morning
she gives four anil a half gallon of
milk :i day- hut her udder was fio7cn.
"I didn't want to ri-k -eltiug tin
barn on lire by bringing a lamp into
it, so I took the cow to the hmi-e
right Into Ihu dlnlug-room I took her
tiefore the bla.lng open liicplacc."
In the diulug-roiiiu explained
'Ye-, Vour Honor. I did. I tliawci
thai old cow out on one side and
milked her. and turned her around
and thawed mil Hie other side. It
took time. Your Honor, and that's
the reaTon I am lale." I. - Angeles
The foregoing wa handed u- by-
lleury Yogel, of Hie lllchvllle neigh
borhood, and was sent lo him by hi
daughter, Mis Mary, who live In
Los Angeles. The circumstance hap
pencd(y) during the recent cold snap
"Milestones" on the open road
are scarcely more plentiful than
Ford service stations. It's the
one car that has a world-wide
service system -- a world-wide
reputation - and is produced on
a scale large enough to satisfy
a world-wide demand.
livery third car Is a Foul. Nearly IHO.onn
have been sold and delivered. New prices
-runabout .VJ.itourlng oar delivery
car liii-town car soo-wltli full equipment,
f. o. b. Detroit. ;Get particulars fiom Keeves
Cook Auto Co., Oregon, Mo.
F. L. Williams, of near Malt land
had bu.-lness In our city, Monday
Harry Alkire visited in St. Jo
seph and Atchison, Kansas, for a few
days, last week.
-Mrs. Netherland is In SI. Louis
making her selection for her spring
stock of millinery.
See, me for prices on Heavy liar
ness. My line I complete. In C.
Fiihrmaii llldg. Fii.vm; Fo-tkii.
-Mrs. Luther Foil so and little.
daughter, vlsllcd relatives and uiiiu
crous fi lends In St. Joseph, this week.
-James Kdily and family are now
domiciled In Hie Dan Martin prop
erty. formerly occupied by Harry
Cooper and family.
-Have your Harness Oiled with
Ncats-foot Oil-will not rol the
leather, no black to rub off. C.
Fiihrman P.ldg. Fuank Fostkii.
One mouth of school closed last
Friday at llluff City, with one tardy
mark. The following pupils were
awarded Perfect Attendance Certlll
cates: llermen Gilford, Philip Koll
iner, Floyd Sipes, Ksco Orendorlf,
Carmen SIpcs, Donald Giftord, Her
t ha Watson, Heller attendance and
no tardy marks are expected next
month. Mus. Maitii: Haunt.,
lidna, the 17-year old dauglite
of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, died
her lioiue near Nodaway, on Monday-
February Id, from tuberculosis, Mrs
William Fancher, a sister, died J ami
ary -Id, from the same disease.
the funeral Wednesday Hie same
slylu collln will be used, Hie same
hearse and horses will draw thu bod
les, and Hie same pallbearers will act
as at Ihu funeral of Mrs. Fancher,
The bodies will lay side by side
thu same cemetery.
Virginia Netherland entertained
Iter chums of thu Nth grade club, at
o'clock dinner on Thursday of last
week. Kvcry minute of two hours
was so taken up thai thuy did not
realize thu Might or time. They were
ealled to get ready to attend thu lit
erary, and then they were chaperoned
by Mrs. Netherland, and also greatly
unloved this number. It was an eve
nlng made every way enjoyable by so
imani pleasing i cam res niLj.iie seven
who aternied will likely remcmuer'it
If you expect to buy an Avery Stalk Cutter this spring
better give us your order now or you will not get any.
Bridge and Beach and Monarch Ranges, the very best
on the market.
APEX WIRE FENCING, CAR JUST IN.
Tin Work and Pump Work attended to promptly.
Clover. Timothy. Alfalfa and Blucgrass Seed. Wc will sell
you good goods as low as anybody
WEST SIDE SQUARE, . OREGON, MO.
Falls City, Neb., Sat. Feb. 8,
1013, at I o'clock, at Farmers' Feed Yard. 7 Short
horn Bulls of serviceable age, choice breeding and
W. F. MESCHICK.
Growing Fancy Apples
and otliei-fiult.s. Cut out II culls" and gel the price. You can
doll by keeping your oicliard clean, pinning a little i-vciy year in
.lime and spraying regularly with Pytox.
our ten year old Gano orchard, sprayed twice with Pyiox last
season, biought a llttlu over one hundred dollars per acre, and the
total cost of material and labor was only live per cent of thl-amount.
Money spent for good spraying material and properly applied Is the
best Investment a fruit grower can make.
Systematic spraying will make us dollars where vve have heie-to-fore
made dimes. Hlg up n spray pump and lay In u few kegs of Py
iox: give your orchard a "square deal" and you will be surprised at
Its showing llnanclallv.
Pyrox tills the barrel with Ihu kind that used logo on top. Let
me have your order for Pyrox the one het spray. I haw the agen
cy for Hull county.
GEO. R. MURRAY,
. OREGON, MO. I
I have a proposition mid Lilciatint' you slioitld rcail iuiii
rcnniiK ii'i'tenti'd liititl in tlio IVcos VjiIIh.v. Tcxiih. The wa
ter used on this l ifli bottom is t lie saint' ilVt.-os Rivttn whirl,
is IxiiiiK used by the V. S. liovtM-iiiiieiit and I'rivato Project
with nurh wonderful results at C'tirlshad and lloswell. N.
This is the laud that produces the famous I'ea Green al
falfa that tops tlie markets of thu world.
This is the land that holds intact nature's riches, never
having wasted by erosion. This is the irrigated land that i
selling at an extremely reasonable price for a short time.
Call at my ollice for Descriptive Literature and Terms.
R. C. BENTON, Oregon, Mo.
SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 8. 1913.
The iitidersiKiied will sell at Public Auction, at Chas.
Smith's Livery Hani, in MOUND CITY,
.'Hi head of bred sows, including IS last spring gilts and 18
from 1 to 4 years old last spring.
Thuy are bred to the three regular Herd Boar,
Columbia Wonder, Big Fuaser and Orange Lad
and will farrow in March, April and May.
These sows will not be fatted and fitted as is usual for
bred sow sales, but will be fed and handled with the 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.
ipSK"AN'A"6,'aV -JAS. KENNISH.