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The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) 1883-1980, April 06, 1900, Image 5

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Holt Again to the Front
Tho following news item, a Vahiti'--
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no uouilt lie reail witn muie ile-ree ol
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interest livmanv of nor eitizeus. Mr.
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niiui, iiiu iiit:illliiu-.-ii, 1..1-1 uui oiu.
a prouiinent merchant of Mound City,
and is a son in-law, of Uncle Andy Mey
ers, of northern Holt.
"Ainon"; the visitorsat the White I lous"
today was C. K. C'orsaut. a merchant of
Puerto Kico. To the President Mr. Cor-.-ant
talked at some length. He described
conditions on the island. The most im
jiortant thing that he ssiid was, that th-
business men of Puerto Rico would have
no objection to the proposed tariff of 1"
per cent of the Dingley rates. Ho saiti
also that, aside from an element which
always antagonizes, there was little com
plaint on thepartof tho people generally
against the legislation. From the White
House Mr. Corsaut went to the capiM
to tell the Senators what he had said to
the President about the tariff bill."
Some Financial Oddities.
Some twenty odd years ago Montgom
ery & Itoecker at Oregon and Frazer V
McDonald at Forest City transacted all
the banking business done in Holt conn
ty. The railroads were built and a great
change was wrought. At present ne
have eleven banking institutions I5y
compairing the statements of the differ
ent banks we fiud that the dejiosits in
tho northern half of the county ?ii".0tJ)
exceed the deposits of the south half of
the county (Clu.boti) over two to one
Mound City, Craig. Maitland and Corn
ing all have banks, and in giving these
Hgure3 thev are all counted as being in
the northern half as against ( )regon and
Forest Citv in tho south half. Holt
county has 130,000 inhabitants and tak
ing the deposits above, this gives 00
to every man, woman and child in the
county. Hard times: Well, we guess
not! Forest City Journal.
The heaviest deposits as stated above
are in the northern portion of our roun
ty, while the inonevs. notes, etc., held in
Oregon, alone are larger by S10.00J than
the amount assessed to the credit of
Mound City, Maitland ami Craig. The
real estate values of Mound City are
larger than Oregon and Forest City by
S20.000. A tyjiographical error in the
above make Holt county's population
1SO,000, when it should have read SIS.0U0
and the per capita deposits about S.'hD.OO
instead of .OO. The average uejiosils
in the eight banks in the north part of
the county is 670,IJ"J and that of the
three banks in the south part is S'.'O.OOO.
Strange Similarity.
Ex-Representative Springer tells a cur
ious story that is worthy of investiga
tion bv the bureau of ethnology. Hesays
that a Creek Indian from the Indian
territory, who was a member of the rough
riders, re-inlisted in tho regular army at
the close of the Spanish war and was
sent to the Philippine islands. inie
campaigning with his regiment in the
southern part of the archipelago he
found a tribe of Malays whose, dialect
was almost the same as the aboriginal
language of the Creek nation. He could
understand them and thev could under
stand him without ilifliculty, and he was
able to act as interpreter for his officers
with a tribe he had never heard of 1"
fore. Chicago Herald.
There is a Siamese boy stav ing with
Mrs. Knowles of our city studying the
English language. Mr. Frank Uennetr,
brother of Mrs. Knowles, spent several
years in the United States army, and be
came familiar with several Indian dia
lects. When he heard the young Siamese
boy speaking his native tongue, he was
astonished to tind that the language
was so similar to the Indian languages
he had learned, that he could under
stand much of the lioy's conversation.
This similarity between the American
Indian dialects and the languages of the
far east furnishes an interesting study
for the ethnologist.
Someone recently attempted to prove
that the Garden of Eden was located in
Colorado, and that America was the
birth place of the human jaw. Maybe
this is true. Who knows?
Our City Affairs.
The election in our city Tuesday was
as ouiet as a village funeral. Mr. Arthur
Petree was electiii Major, Clarence O.
Moller city marshal and Lin. Carro'l.
city collector. Saimi! Schulto was
chosen alderman from tho west ward
and Messrs. Frank Kreek and John
Philbrick from the east ward.
Mayor Alkire will retire, hu having re
fussd to be a candidate again, having
served four years. During his adminis
tration our city has made some long
strides in the way of improvement, and
our city has been placed along side with
the more progressive fourth clans cities
of our stale. While Mayor we have put
in an electric light system and a water
works plant, that are second to none
usually put in similar cities. The city
owns these plants, and is a practical
demonstration that municipal ownship
of such plants is the proper solution of
such problems. While it is to lie ex
pected that such enterprises will be of
some expense to the city, yet when the j
great nenetit is considered, the expense
becomes insignificant. These improve
ments have necesitatetlniuch labor, care
and thought, and the exjienditure of
many thousands of dollars. As our chleT
executive Mr. Alkire ha given his very
best efforts in behalf of our citizens,
watching their every interest with a
jsalous care, and during his entire term
we have never heard a criticism offered
by any of our representative citieus or
x Wers a In the management of our
ctr anatrs, noi ha- there been a ques
ti .ii:is i . hou i'i,- rilys revenues have
L. ii t xjk nde.l
11- has gncn us aclea.i. huiiorab'?, ail
ltii!.:slr.ai.)ii. and it hw successor will
omy tin a-.
t-j:oii is
a fll. uc ran only say that
truiv furtunati'. .Mr. Alkire
; has lii-.-n ably asisted ly Messrs. L
.5.. or.-, I).
M. Martin Jones Watson and
CO Proud.
. The Tribune and the Constitution,
'lather Porto Kico is United States
t.-iritory or it is not. If it is then the
i L'or.siitulii'ii of the United States must
I apply by the very force of the instrument
it-i If. Cotign-seat not decide whether
'it applies nor can congress a creation
', '.of the Con-.titution - restrict or enlarKU
tin- provisions of the ilueutnent'- -Jetrcr-
J son City Tribune.
Thirl is from one of the leading; Dctiio
: cratir pajiers in our state, its recognized
j editor is one of the regents of the Mis
: j s.iuri state L'niverbitv and who but re-
""jrently in an articl eharacterized the
. ui.i i'rrsid.jtit of the United States asa "pup-
' ,, "
j History tells us that A ndrew Jack son
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j was appointed governor of the new ac-
0ir...i ,.-: .,r i."r,r;,i., ; lioi nd
j that Klijziu-" Fromentin was eonmiii--jsiuned
as United State. Judi; in tho
! saute territory. The onlj laws extended
by eoncress over th s territory were the.
roriinun l.i.t- u ri . 1 t !i. ..t.. Timl.ililf 1.1
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the iiiii-ortation of -jlaves. Jackson as
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-sinned his olhce and claimed full judi
eial, li--.'islative and executive power.
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c Spauit.li governor refused to delive
out certain papers and Jacksou prompt
ly sent him to jail. He applied to Judgo
I-romeiitin for a writ of habeas corpus
and t!i judge dismissed him from cus
tody. At once Jackson cited the judg
before him fercontempt and in due time
the issue between them reached Prcsi
dent Monroe in Washington. The judge
set up that Florida was part of tho
United States and that all constitution
al rights, including habeas corpus, ap
plied to it. Jack-on set up that the
constitution had no force or effect what
ever in a territory, and that the judge
had no jurisdiction except to enforce tht
two laws that congress had extended
over it. He uWd ttiat until congress
provided laws, he, the governor, was
IMsnessed i " the supreme legislative
judicial and executive authority, and
that he was limited in no maninr by the
constitution President Monroe and the
department of justict upheld Jackson's
view of the case, and he continued to
rule as an absolute despot outside of the
constitution until congress provided laws
for Florida's government.
The arguments in congress uihiii the
I.oiiisiana purchase convinced Demo
crats and Federalists alike that territory
so acquired could be treated as the pro;
erty of the United States and governed
by congress independent of the provis
ions laid down in the constitution for
the government of organized states and
territories Jefferson himself establish
ed a government in Louisiana and con
wn ted to and established different im
imrt duties for the Port of Xew Orleans
from those which obtained elsewhere.
Every Democratic president andevery
Democratic congress which has had to
dy with the annexation of new territory
has treated this territory as the prop-
ert of and not part of the United
It was held by Jefferson and by a long
line of Democratic presidents after him
that such territory was without, and not
under, the constitution, and that an act
of congress was necessary to bring its
inhabitanlsnr its government within tho
lines established by the national organ
iziil law.
The constitution of the state of Mi
souri does nothing of itself. Every part
of it requires a law to put it in operation
Xo part of it can reach St. Ijouis, Kan
sas City or Holt county unless imparted
to it by an act of the legislature.
The position held by Tui. Skntinei.
upon this subject, is that held by the
Uepublican party since birth, and which
was a part of the party's platform adop
ted at Chicago in 1-iX'. and was as fol
"That the dogma that theconstitution,
of its own force, carries slavery into any
or all of the territories of the United
States is a dangerous political heresy, at
variance with the explicit provisions of
that instrument itf-elf. with contempor
auejus exiiositiun, and with legislative
and judicial precedent; is revolutionary
in its tendencies and subversive of the
peace and harmony of the country "
The Hon. John S. Little of Arkansas
is a Democrat probably iu line with his
party on the great question of constitu
tional aelf-extfiision to the territories,
and is evidently in harmonv with the
view of the Tribune.
On Monday of last week. Mr Little
rejiortcd to the House, for the committee
on Indian Affairs a bill levying a capita
tion tax of one dollar annually on all
male persons over twenty one years of
and not members of any Indian
tribe, residing in the Indian territory;
and additional exei-c taxes.
Xow, if the Constitution covers the
territories, the taxes provided by Mr.
Little's bill are unconstitutional, not be
ing uniform throughout I lie united
States, and they cannot be enforced by
th" i-otirts.
Does the Hon. John S. Little, Demo
crat of Arkansas and the Jefferson Citv
Tribune believe, or do they not believe
in the power of congress to impose an
excise tax sii-ciaHy applicable in the In.
dian Territory and not elsewhere?
Likewise, do they believe in taxation
without repn-sentation?
Observer's Observations.
We '.er agreeably eurpn-ed u short
time ago. to learn that our school board
had added vo.-ai music to the cirnculum
of school work, aud recommended that
all ttie teacher give instruction in this
branch in i.ur public schools. A little
singing we .ne tol.f lias been practiced
oyer there all along, but the riidments
f music h:ne neier, as we understand
it, been taught until now. Miss Delia
Kuukel offered a fe.v whis ago to take
up music in tne school, and give nil the
pupils from the highest to the lowest
grades a th trough drill in Hie subject.
The b ar.l at that time hoivever.d'd not
feel able financially to authorize the
work t' be dune, but now since it is
made a part of each te.iclter's duties,
that subject can be carried right along
with all the others and without hiring
an addito ml teacher. There is no
doubt of the good that comes from in--truction
in music. Children leurn to
read the notes at sight io the same way
thru they learn to read print, and having
learned this 6u young it beconiei almost
ii p-irt of their Datures and i never for
gotten in all their after life. Besides
the practice of singing is a most salutary
exercise for all young people io both its
! influence upon the emotions, and in its
I j development of the respiratory organs,
, 1 here is no doubt that for defective
chest development and chronic heart
trouble, biuging ib an unequalled exer
uiee.' Of course the singer should be so
clad ad to hIIow absolute freedom of the
! client movements, and there should be
I no constriction of the neck or waiet
.'"lie collar should be low and ample and
, jf corsets are worn that should be roomy
and loose. It is said that one mistake
eume music teachers make is that of
having their pupils practice too much;
that forty minutes practice every day
iu fingiug is belter than four hours a
duy would b at the same exercise and
that if the forty minuteB were divided
up into periods rf ten or twelve minutes
each this would be better still. Ilegu
litrily and mil loog practice hours,
(w Inch only fatigue the voice and wear
it ouli is paid to be the greatest aid to
advancement. The voice of a young
person must necessarily develop very
gradually, and no doubt any attemp to
force itsgroth would be a fatal mistake.
Music is very like penmanship (in one
rcspect.j An ounce of theory and
pound of practice mukeu a very good
combination of ingredients for each of
them. We hope that their experiment
of introducing music into our cchool
may prove highly successful.
We see by the cession acts of the last
General assembly that seven different
amendments to the constitution of the
state will be biibmitted to the voters at
tiie election next fall. Tins, in addi
Hon to all the national, elite, congres
sional senatorial and county candidates
will make u long ticket but we believe
that some of thetu ought to be adopled,
The tirst amendment permits county
courts to levy a special lux of nu. to
exceed 15 cents on the S100 valuation
for road and bridge purposes. The ob
jeel of this amendment is to secure f
larger fund for road improvement. The
levy of the tax is discretionary with the
Under the second amendment three
fourths of the jurors, in civil cases, in By
rendoru verdict, in courts of record, and
in courts not of record, in both civil and
criminal cases, two-thirds of the jury
which need n-Jl consist of twelve men
may render n veidict. Under the present
law a jury'e verdict must nlways he un
animous. The amendment does away
with the "hanging" of the jury by the
disagreement of one or two men.
The third amendment permits the
prosecution of persons criminally for
felony or misdemeanor by either inilict
ment or information.
The fourth amendment provides that
juries in courts of recoids may consist
of less than twelve men. It also pro
vides that grand juries shall not be con
vened e.cepton order of the judge of a
court having the power to try felony
cases. These amendments, if carried,
are expected to reduce materially the
criminal costs particularly in grand jury
The fifth amendment deals with the
subject of taxation. It provides t'aat a
mortgage or other obligation by which
a debt is secured, shall be treated as an
interest in the nropeitj. Io cbscs of
debts so secured, the value of the pro
nertr. Ies the mortgage, shall be as
sessed to the owner of the property. If
the owner of the securities shall pay the
tax on the properly it shall operate as
a corresponding additiou to the debt. It
the owner of the property shall pay the
tax on the security it shall diminish the
indebtedness or mortagage to that ex
tent. The amendment seeks to relieve
"double assessments" Bnd to distribute
the burden of taxation equitably be
tween the givers aud holders of nior
tages. The sixth (tad t-eventli amendments
deal with the St. Louis World's Fair.
The sixth pennls the city of St. Louis
to issued 55,000.000 in 4 per cent bunds
for the purpose of the Fair, provided a
majority of the voters in the city do not
vole Hgainst the adoption of the amend
ment. Thib applies only to St. Luuit'.
The other amendment givts llie geueral
Htembly power to nppropnale 1 1.000,000
from the state -.inking fund for a Mis
souri exhibit at the Fuir. Olt-t.f:vi.i:.
Henry Lamme for Governor.
We hayelutely through various sources
heard an exprei-sinn favorable to the
candidacy of Henry Lamme, ol Seduha,
for Governor, an expression especially
noticahle among the calm anJ thinking
elamentof the patty, to which tl-e per
sonality and real capacityof Mr. Limine
appeals with patent f.irce. With all
due defetence und respect to the distin
guished gentlemen aspiring to the honor
of leadership in the coming campaign,
Tin: Sknti.nei. fiels that Heury Lamme
is the peer of any one uame yet men
tioned. While possioly not as fluent a
speaker as some we have heard men
tioned, his addresses carry with them
food for thought; ine brilliant and
logical iu expressiou, and are alwuye
such as are calculated to live betoud
thehiur. In statet-manship, in grasp
of thought, in devotion to the tenets of
Kepublicanism, iu freudom from fac
tional feeling within the party, he would
be in our mind an ideal candidate, divid
ing the houurs vvilh Geo. A. eal, of
Kansas City iu this latter respect, aud
Tub Skstinkl, volcmg an it does the
etalward Republican bentnnent of Holt
county, would bo gratified, indeed, to
iloat at its masthead after the state con
ention has spoken its dictum, the uame
of that earnest gentleman and sincere
lepubhcan, Henry Lamme, not of
Sedalia, but Henry Lamme, of Missouri,
for governor.
Hither andThetbcr.
Our local exchanges anuouncei
following removals now going on.
L. J. Scott having purchased the Lan
ders land near Forest City, has already
taken pnssessiou.
The Sam Randall property is uow oc
cupied by Jamev Secnet and wife.
Frank Miller, of Mound City, has re
moved tuClearmnnt, Mo.
The Osborn farm in the Benton dis
trict ha6 been leased by a Mr. Porter '
Charley Castle will ft.rm this year for
M. II. Ray hill, in the Fairview district.
Charley Cain, of Mound City, has lo
cated at Highland, Kansas.
William Steel and family, of Mound
j City have removed to Carrington, North
Will Crawford is now a resident of
Forest City.
Byron Hinkel will probably go to the
state of Oregon, in the neur future, with
the view of locating.
Vert a Custer will farm this season for
Smuel Young.
Frank Donley, ot the Blair district,
has gone to St. Joseph, where he hue
The Wiggins farm iu the lSlair sec
tion, will be farmed this season by
Ausliu Hall.
Samuel Metz and family have return
ed from Southern Missouri and will oc
cupy the lirown place in the Itlair dis
trict. Miss Belle Swler. of Napier, lias
gone to the state Oregon, will- the view
of permanent residence.
Rufus Thayer and family of Craig,
have removed to St. Joseph
A Good Showing
CO. Proud our county teasurer has
been one of the busiest of men the past
week, caused by being compelled to
furnish all the common school district
Ulcere of ourcouuty, with a statement
as to amount of moneys in his bands to
tbecredit of their respective districts
The showing is a very handsome one,
and accurdiog to these stateueuta he
bns an aggregate of S13,3-'I7.71 in his
hands belonging to the schools of our
county, exclusive of thejspeuial districts
The amounts to the credit of the various
districts it as follows:
High laud 87
White 109
l Pierce
4 Wilson
o Forbes ,
G Fancher
7 Kicliville
8 Marion
U Woods
10 Xickell'e Grove.... ,
11 May (lower
12 Fairview
i:i New Point
11 Triumph
15 Pine Hill
1G llisingSuu
17 Kichland .
IS Monarch
19 Eureka
20 Culp
21 UluffCity
22 Shaffer
.'! Chambers
24 Baker
20 Mill Creek
27 Oakland
25 Kihisey
2!) Union
:t0 Benton
.11 Blair
32 Bagby ,..
:t'J Lincoln
34 Shiloh
X Loucks
30 Pleasant Hill
."17 Ross Grove
.'1 Squaw Creek
:M South Center
40 Mineral Spriugs
41 Franklin
42 Gordon
4'3 Minnesota VBlley... .
11 King Grove
1" Brush College
40 Burr Oak
47 Idlewilde
4S Walnut Grove
40 Exodus
SO Elm Grove
.11 Cotton Wood
.72 Lake Shore
:A Cherry Dale
.V) Wild Hose
r7 Xew Liberty
iW Lonesome
.7.) Walker
00 Kelso
GI Marietta
02 Xorth Center
( Glen Dale
(W Hogrefe
C7 Star
70 Mount Hope ,
71 Harmony
72 Brush College Xo 2.
74 Monticello
75 Dale Center
70 Divide
. 102 02
. 31 20
. 55 -i;
. 2it
. UJ 48
. 00
. lit) 74
. 200 00
. :W7 51
. :m os
203 or
. 134 33
212 GO
331 31
253 13
. im 45
15S 4
230 87
. 89 73
11 43
72 57
123 22
. 114 14
. 207 07
. 113 57
231 80
. 153 02
178 40
231 07
334 91
. 250 2
. 221 05
254 49
250 43
238 45
111 25
. 99 33
. 307 84
:o :i3
74 i
. 42 12
121 1
. 373 GO
. 10 I.
91 07
2S0 90
433 74
55 19
211 93
, 191 09
. 305 '23
. 177 34
293 0'
. 80 1.1
. 519 SS
105 50
H0 31
310 59
193 77
433 9G
41 78
142 71
118 ft
02 63
28.1 91
318 17
Total $13,537 74
Secton 8 of article 11 of our ftate con
stitution provnles that all moneys
derived from tines an. I forfeitures chilli
be placed to the credit of the school
funds, but under our present statutes
this is now slopped, and only goes to
verify tile st iteineut made by IJ-pre
sentati.v Ktih,nf Macon county, that
the X Lib general assembly had about
"as much use for the constitution as
the devil had for the Bible," and it is
now leaking out that .Mr. liuby was
about "nine tenths line" in his renturka.
Worth Talking About.
Thejjiovements in real estate in Holt
county for the last three mouths have
been usually large both in numbers as
well as in amount involved in the tran
saction. Recorder of deeds Heller with
his deputy, have had all the business
they could conveniently attend to. They
make a neat set of records, and take
great pains in having their work done
right and promptly. There were 228
warranty and quit claim Deeds tiled dur
ing the three months ending March 31,
1900, the considerations in these transac
tions amounted to 131,485, as against
tl04,571 for the entire year of 189G.
There were 187 trust deeds filed Talued
at $253,000. There were 177 releases
made involving $180,010. this is within
f 20,000 of the total value of releases filed
during the entire year of 1890. When
these transactions are taken in connec
tion with the?829,000 on deposit in the
various banks of our county, surely there
can be no legitimate room in our fair
county for the calamity howler to belly
ache. Public Sale of Stock.
I will aell at Public Sale at Mound
Citv Stuck Vards on
the following property to wit: 1 span
of heavy work mares; l span of light
driving mnres (Wilkes) 5 years old this
spring good drivers; 1 span of 'J. yeir
old horse colts, unhroke, t ilkes.j 1 :!
year-old sorrel horse, broke small; 1 '
year old sadle horse, partly broke; "J 1
year old horse colts; 19 year old gray
mire, work animal; 1 span of 3 year old
mare mules, well broke; 1 Jack will be
.'1-year old nest September; 2 .lenetts..'!0
head stock hogs and urood sows, 1 -full .
blood ('heater male hog 2-years old 10 '
head Jersey cork, fresh, 0 with calves by t
their sides: 2 2 year old Jersey heifers
with calf, fi head Jersey heifers 1 to 2 1
years old. 1 John Deere combined lis i
ter, used one season; 1 irop harrow-, used
one season; I Dere cultiyator; 1 road j
wflgon; I pel double buggy harness; 1 set j
chRin harness; 1 pair of 4-ton wagon
scales; 1 large wooden water tank, 1 pair)
bob sleds; 1 cart.
All sums of iTt and under, cash; over
that amount a credit of 10 months with
interest at S per cent from date.
purchaser giving approved note. All
property to be settled for before re
moved. 2 per cent off for cash
I 2 per cent on tor casn. .
Sale begins at 10 a. ra. sharp
W. S. CAXOa.
J. E. WILSOX, Auctioneer.
The twenty second annual commence
uient of our High School will be held at
the M E. church. Thursday evening, 1
April 19th. The Baecalauerate sermon
will be delivered on the Sunday preced
ing, which will occur on Easter Sundav,
April 15'h, and will bedelivered by Rev.
Henry Crampton:
Music... "Kentucky Club,"... (Marchi
Arthur Pryor. j
Music. .Waltzes. .(Calanths). . Holman.
Invocation Elder Man pin.
Music. ...Medley Overture iThe Merry
go round) Beyer.
Essay. ."Cost and Compensation." Ora
Recitation. ."Hell of Zanora.". .Selected
Cora Young.
Music. Darkies Jubilee."! Pass Timooii
Leveot. .Turner.
Essay "Classesof Eighteen and Nineteen
Hundred." Maude Nolantl.
Recitation "While the Evil Days
Come Not." Will Allen White,
Edith Dungan.
Music. ."Dance of Mermaid,".. Lumby.
Debate. .Question: Resolved, "That Eng
land Is Justifiable in Waging War
Against Boers:"
Affirmative, Arthur Callow. Negative,
Mart Hihhaid.
Musi.-. . ."March of Regulator,". . . Keed.
Addre-s and Presentation of Diploma-.
Hon. John Kennish
Music. "Cavalry Charge,". (Descriptivf
The class of 1!HR) is n imposed of tin
Thomas A. Callow.
Mnude M. Xoland.
Edith L. Dungan.
Ora Brinson.
Cora E Young.
Mart O. Hibbard.
Reserved seat tickets will be on s-de
in due time.
Sunday School Convention
The Nodaway township Sunday school
convention will be held at the Marion
school house, Sunda. Man-it 15. 19f 0,
at 10 o'clock:
Opening services.
"Hw to Teach the Primary Class,'
W. J. Zaclnunn followed bv Dolph Kim
"Our Outlook.' bv B O. Cowan.
Appointment of nominating roinniilte.
Devotional exercises.
"What Does Our Community Most
Xeed Jand hat Can we do to Supply
That .Need? by K. J. Keitz.
"Bibly Study and interpretation," by-
Rev. O J. Law.
"How to ICetainOur Young Men in the
Bible School." by Kppa Cropp.
"1JCKSTION mix "
"How Have I Been Benefited by tin
Convention,'' bv Rev. H. E. Myers fol
lowed bv J. D.'Tritt.
Reiiort from tlieSuudny schools of the
township. l!v oi:i)hi: ok f. m
The Tie That Binds.
Recorder Weller irsued It ceinee
the following parties authorizing them
to get married.
Fries Hnrv Hn.i Anna Long, of
Mound City. March S, by Jus. Flem
min,.l. P.
Falconer William and Henrietta Kyle,
of Maitland. March 21. by Roy. W. E.
Kelso Eugene and Martha Snodgress,
of Craig, March 25 bv Rev. Gillman
Lent. George W., of Xew Point, and
Lida M. Blakelev. of Fillmore, March
Profit George and Mary J. Shafer, of
Helwig, March 29, by Win. Kaucher,
J. P.
Patterson Johnalhaii, of Oregon, aud
Lillian G. Milne, of Elm Grove, March
11. bv Elder W. T. Maupin.
Schriveere Henrv and Autandn L.
Hensdorf, of Cumirg. March 5.
Seemnti Win. II.. mid Anna L. Hoff
mann, of Oregon, March 7th.
Smith Franklin E. ami Minnie J,
Foster, of Mound Oity. March 29th.
Thornhill Charles W., and Dora M.
Hamilton, of Forest City. March 2. by
Geo. W. Murphy. Pnlute Judge.
Thnrton Viucil. of Maitland, and
Louisa Smith of Graham. March 13, by
H. W. Gilbert, J. P.
Winslow B. F. and Cordelia O'Hana,
of Xew Point, March 1. by Elder A.
Whipple A If. M. and Lucy E. E. Ai-
mond, of Mound, City, March II, by G.
W. Murphv, Probate Judge.
Warren Willis. H. and Lena C. Qtnller,
of Craig, March 24, by Rev. I. T.l'awks.
Wickersham Elmer E.. of Maitland.
and Ornie Shroyer. of Graham. March
27, by Wm. Kacher.J. P.
Forty to Thirty-One
Tuesday was a notable day in the
United States senate it brought to a
close the tharpest and most prolonged
debate upon any measure since those
discussed during the memorable "war
congrei-s" two years ago. At 4 o'clock
the votes were begun upon the Puerto
Ricnn tariff and civil government bill
and pending amendment!-, and iet-s than
, , . . i . . i'i,
an hour later llie measure, nuotii which
there has bi-eil so much (nile.it. on IU
and out of congress. a? p-i-sed by n
majority of nine, the ileal vote being 10
to :ti
Poultry Wanted!
Richardson & Robinson.
Tuesday, April IO. 1!K0.
forenoon only.
Ilprts tier potinil..
Young Hookers ..
Hen Turkeys
Geese . .
. c
, t si(.k an(,
. , ouff rv not wanted.
spring give
DEimy &
Go to the
No charge for Packing.
We also pay the freight.
Largest stock in the state.
107-109-111 South
Pokeberry Ridge.
Miss Lizzie Watnon has been on the
sick lipt the past week.
- Mr. Hnrry Croviell will farm for
James R. Brown this year
This beantftil weather h is set the
farmers to thiuking of thoi-e plow han
- Miss Mattie Jackson is Hie guest of
her brother Charlie, of Maiilflinl. this
Mrs. Samuel Foster, who
l.uu l.oun
io,pi.l better at this
r-.j 1
Mr. Lawrence Walker has pur-
chased him b new buggy. Now
the girls.
Mrs. Charles Walter, who ha
been very sick, is reported better bb is
also Mre. Lidy Watson.
Mr. James Jackson and wife, of
Xew Point. Sundayed with Mr. Jack
inn's parents of this place.
We are sorry to announce that Mrs.
Jim Brown has been very sick again.
We hope for her speed recovery.
Last Sunday wan a beautiful day,
and ennsipiently more or les visiting
was indulged in by our people.
The Mill Creek school bus closed
after a very successful term under the
management of Miss Mary Whitmer.
The youug people of PokeberrT
Ridge attended the services at the
Christian church last Sunday evening.
Mr. John Boyd and brother Ed.,
of Forest City, were shaking hands with
their many friends of this place hist
Miss Blanche Jackson, who has
been absent fur some tune, is now at
home here with her parent and many
X. X.Y..
Sheriff's Sale.
I5 virtiieanif authority of a serial exerti-
tinii. KMieil from tlie otucenl the clerk hi ttie
Cirrait Court nf lllt County. Mivmhin. return-
alile at tlie April term. r."W. m aiu conn, aim
tn ..im iliri-i-ti-il in f.iMiruf Ciles A. l-iliulllln.
a.linliiWratiir of tlie estate of Cenrue Trilt, ite-tiaM-il.aiiil
acainst Kt.ima K. nray-lilavuck.
.M.lftrle (ira Mtenjiixxi, i nae irviea uihjii
it,. i nimi-iI the rurlit. title, mlere-i ami i-uim
if the -uul Kiinii.i F. Cray-t.laMwk, anil Mas
gic Cray l.ivenpMHl. ul. In anil tin- Iiillmwnt:
ilescnl.eil real estate, tn-ivit .
( iiiumi-iM-liu; at a imini i:. ii-i-t miiiiiiiii tin-idltltne-t
punier of hWk tfiity--Ul.t O) In
tlie uriL-iii.il imvn mm- city ot (irrKmi. Holt
Ounty. .Misuari : tlii-nci- -until d fret;
I Hence rai i'i- o-ei; uirinc mum m
fret ; tlieli.-e et tfi-' feet to tile
place ul tx-glliiilui;. also eniniiirlienig
157 fi't't s.iutti i f tlie tiortliea-t comer ol
-alii lliH-k twrtity-eiclit is; thence -sititli CI
feet; tlieni-e west, lit! feet; thniee mirth M feet ;
theni-e rant It- fe-t to tl place of hegiiinf ng.
All lyinatlil limns III llie sain cniiiux.ai.n -late
I .Miwiiri.aml I um.mi
SATt'KDAY. APKII. as. 1:.
lit'tHft-n the hours of Uo clock III the forenoon.
anil r.oVliH-k in the afternoon of that il.iv. at
the court ho.im ilmir. in Ihe( tly ol Oregon
Countvof Molt, afnreaiil. the sauie, or so
much thereof as may t. reipt reil. at pnlilie
leiiilue. to the lushest tilililer Inr rastl III liau.l
;stiljrrt to all finer liens ami jtiiijj.nrnti.i to
satl-if s.tnl evei-iitlott and i-ost.
Slicrtll of Holt County.
The Burlington's New Observation
Vestibuled Trains.
The most complete daily trams in the .-
West, for all classes of travel, are just!
out of the Burlington's shops. The..
are trains Xos. lf and ll, iietween t. ,
Louis nnd Kansas City. St. Joseph. Colo- '
rado and Montana. These are ver.ti
buled throughont with the haiiiNoiue
wide observation Pinlsch-hglited vesti-!
bules. The chnir care have oak and ma-
hogany tinish. Pintsch light and
courteous free porters service. 1 he hit- i
est productions of compartment sleep,
. , . t-. T 1 XT
ers, oeiween oi. minis nun rioooiie onju
offer the exclustveness of drawing rooms 1
withoutnny additional berth charges. I
mi I.. ,1,1 , . ,1...
trains from St.Louis to Kansas City and
I nani.ui I I. uca ii ru ntuo the trninu rrntn
I St. Louis, St. Joseph nnd Kansas City '
for all travel via the lSurlington'a short I
Xorthwest Main Line, to Montana
Washington. Tacoma, Seattle. etc.
Jons DkWitt, L- W.Wakf.i.f.v.
D. P. A., Gen. Pass. Agt., i
St.Joseph.Mo. St.Louis Mo;
Vi.n-f. IIotky, Ag t., torest City, Mo.
We have saved many doctor bills since
ve began using Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy in our home. We keep a hot '
tie open all the time and whenever any
of my family or myself begin to catch '
cold we begin to use the Cough Remedy,
and as a result we never have to Eend
away for a doctor and incur a large bill, t
for Chamberlain's Cough Remedy never I
fails to cure. It is certainly a medicine
of great merit and worth. D.S. ,
Mearkle. General Merchant and Far-j
mer, Mattie, Bedford counts Pa For
tale by Clark O. Proud.
New Goods
Every Day.
We have a full line of Bud Kooai Suits.
A large line or Side Boards. Chiffoniers.
Bunk Cas.es. Dining Tables, Center Tables,
Kitheit Cabinets. Iron Bed. Baby Carriages
Rockers. Diners and everything usually
kept in a first class Furniture Store. Hae
jur.t received Mime new CarH s. Matting,
Oilcloth Linoleiiiti. Window Sh-.d.-s. Etc.
We also have a st.- k of Mixed Paints,
you are going to do any jKiinttng :
us a call.
Yours to Command,
RflYH ILL, Oregon, TCo.
& Sons Furniture Co.
St. Joseph, flo
6th St.
Two unclaimed letters remain in the
postotlice at Oregon. M.. for the week j
ndmg April 0. 19n0: Wade Abdillan.t'
Samuel Zook. Plea-- ask fn.- -adrer ,
tised' letters when calling for these, j
i Office hours from TiJIa. m, to 7:30 p. 1
ry. ..... .. ...... T f
III. X tllJM V
Hnrv A. S-iwvers and Eld'
Montgomery represent the .
Presbyterian church at t' h 1
i.i,.u. ,.r iii.ii, tt...i ...... .-na ,,,
.. . Titesdav eveutm? of
( next week." The Presbyterian church
' of Oregon has made good progress this
' year
v imam .nciyi-sii ii ano ik.ii.ij oaw
l. ..- 1 T" I- 1 .... 1
, returned from Indiana, where they wert
I jHit fall with the view of lo-ating. They
(ltd noi line tne country, ami are now
1 i ....I r ........ t :.. ,, ...... .
' located on the Dungan place, just west
in limn, lormeriy occupieu oy -i -t.
Sloan. We are glad to welcome them
The Ladies Home and Foreign mis
sionBry society of the Presbytery, of
Platte, met in Mound City on luesday
of this week, and adjourned on Wednef
day night. It was largely atfer.ded and
considerable interest takeu in all the
r-eseions. The following ladies repre
sented the Presbyterian church of this
place. Mrs. H. A. Sawyers, Mrs. Robert
Montgomery. Mrs. Rebecca Anderson,
Mrs. Alice liayhill and Miss Minnie
The Boers on Saturday r.t last week
captured a British convoy and six guns.
The British marched to the Bloemfon-
tein water works, south of the Modder
River, where they camped until 4 o'clock
S iturdav morning. At early dnwn the
liters opened H hot shell tire from the
rear. 0-I. Broadwood w-t off the con
yoy and Latteries, the rest of the force
remaining as a rear guard. The convoy
marched into a carefully prepared am
bush in a deep spruit, where a strong
force of Boers was concealed. The
whole detachment, together with live
guus of Q and one gnu of H Battery,
were captured. The casualties were
navy. Tne men were entrapped be-
fore a shot was tired
Delinquent Tax Payers.
Xbtiee is hereby given to all parties
owing delinquent taxes, both personal
anil real, to can anu maKeseiiienieni inr
same. By so doing avoid further cnal-
ties and additional costs.
ll is not mv wish or desire io maKu a
hardship on any one, but taxes must be
paid. " J.J. Pikkck,
Clant &mS liititt the halt.
lrocBoCcj loxunADt ffivwth.
Nertr rll to Btor Onj
Ilalr to Ita Youth rul Color.
Curt tratp il.vrtat A h&tr lAiaof.
To Unit county lands and tow ti lots
VC have nttrclt iscd tlie
. . .
MI1CC owned by A. atlliltsktrk
,.r ;!.. t,. -.,. K,f- t.wr,
'.mUl.OI lltlU IWtlllt MWIW-'
When in need ofanv thin"
We want your hnsiness
rr"Trfr f? M? f TafC?
Y- ' t I WvjiXj DfVVJ..
Up Sl.lilS in VaiiBuskilk IJliillillr,
Manufacturer of
Xnsriogs and "Wji-oiisj.
Repairing and Painting a Socially,
Telcplinitr 8.14.
14(11 South It
The Elections,
, f fa R Uic,M
, L. , " , , - , r,
of St- Joseph last Tuesday, far they
elected their entire city ticket, by hand
u,,Bie. majorities Mr. Comb-.' majority
j for Mayor will probably reach one thou
r -.and. In Kansas Citv the reverse was
the result, Mr Reed and the entire
I uemocralic ticKet tieing elected. Ul
'course this was exnect-d. as the new
Goebel law, was made expressly for this
puritose. South Omaha for the first
time elects a Republican ticket, and Cm
cinnati, Ohio, also elects the eutire Re
publican ticket.
ltoliht'it The Grsnr.
A startling incident, of which Mr.
John Oliver of Philadelpia, was the sub
ject, is narrated by htm bs follows: "I
was in a most dreadful condition. My
skin was almost yellow, eyes sunken,
tongue coaled, pain continually in back
and sides, no appetite gradually grow
ing weaker day by day. Three physi
cians had given me up. Fortunately, a
friend advised trying "Electers Birterc;
and to my great joy aud surprise, the
first bottle made a decided imprutnenl
I continued their use fur three week,
and am now a well man. I know they
saved my life Bnd robbed the grave of
another victim." Xo one should fail to
try them. Only 50 cts , guaranteed, at
Clark O. Proud, Oregon, Mo., and G.
Meyer, Xew Point. Mo.
P. D. KELLY, M. D.,
X;v Point, Mo.
Calls promptly attended to.dayorntght
Office in Ruhl building.
Below will be found the time of de
partureof the passenger trains over the
K. C. road and also tiie day freight
trains. It will be seen by this time card
that the H.&. M. trains stop at Forest
goi.no north:
Xo.2L Leaves Forest City a: 2:2S p.m
Xo.23 Leaves at 1:21 a.m.
Xo.lll Villisca passenger, leaves at
5:20 p. m.
Xb. 17, liit.M - Leaves Forest City at
11:03 a. m.
Xo. 27 Omaha, passenger, leaves at
o.o-i a . HVe-v dav
Xo.!l -Freight Lenves nt 1:..0
iwuncs sni-ni
Xo. 20 leaves Fores! City atl2:o7 p.
No.U"--lieaves at Zili n.m
Xo.42 - St. Joseph passenger,leaveF at
0.:i0n. tn.
Xo. 1H, B A. M -Lenves Forest Cit tit
1 3:20 p. m
J Xo. 2i! -Omaha passenger, leaves nt
f. 1 1. oi. r.nj uiij.
So.'M -Freight Leavenit:i:ir p in
promptly and accurately mad
trait compiled hy Gottv. Morris,
and are prepared to fnrnisli al-
lots in Holt county on short
in that line call on or write us.

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