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1 as u I He feJ ca THE SENTINEL. Weekly Newspaper 'Devoted' to the Interests of the Best County in the Union: BY DOBYNS & CURKY. Xmtered at the Postoffice, Oregon, Mo., as Second Class Matter. TERMS: $1.50 Per Year. Watch the date following your same or ttt arsis of the paper. It tells the date tt which your subscription ? paid. Friday, AprJllS; 1904- OFFICIAL MBECTORY. Circuit Conrt. Ooavenes first Monday In' January; fourth days in pril and August.-' Gallatin Craig, circuit judges Frank Petree, prosecuting attorney. George W. Hogrefe", circuit clerk. James . "Williams; sheriff:' Harry M. Irwin, stenographer. Probate.Court. . Convenes second Mondays in February, May, ugust and November. Henry T. lkire," probate judge. Comity Court.. Regular Terms: 3 First Mondays in Febru ary May, ugust and November. Jacob Wehrli, presiding judge. O. W. Pullen, judge lst district. Wm. H. li en, judge of 3d district. Bioh . Welty, clerk of county clerk. F L. Zuller, deputy county clerk. County Board .or Health. Jacob Wehrli, president. 0. W. Pullen, vice-president. W. O. Proud, county physician. . Welty, secretary. County Board of Education. A. R. Coburn,, Oregon. W. W. Gallaher, Mound City, lberta 0. Green, 2ruig. Collector of Revenue, Nicholas Stock. County Treasurer, Lewis I. Moore. Recorder of eeds, Robert Callow. Commissioner of Schools, .-R. Coburn. Public dministrator, I . ..Walker. Superintendsnt of Poor, Abner Carson. Surveyor, C. M. Armstrong. Assscssor, W. II. Weightman. Our Clubbing Rates. The Sentinel has made satisfactory business arrangements whereby we are enabled to furnish any one of the following publications fm connections with this paper for the follow ing prices: The Sentinel and Globe-Democrt - $2 00 I Sentinel ana t. jjouis nepuouc - w . Onntlnal nnH TVllorin Rtnrip 1 SO lkilnil onH f!hlinim TntAP llwnit . . . 1 The Sentinel and Kansas. City Journal.. - 1 50 IBenunei anu ihuuub rarmcr... . w iflAntlnol anil Prairie PArmftr 1 50 Sentinel and Kansas City Star.......... 1 50 iBunfliiiil nnH Wnrlrt Ahnkni 1 50 Taa Sentinel and Tribune Almanac 1 50 The Sentinel and St. Joseph Press 3 90 The Sentinel and St. Paul Dispatch 1 50 ANNOUNCEMENTS. Collector ... I hereby announce myself sis a candidate fur the office of Collector of Rbvenue of .Holt County, subject to the deelsidililf "the Repub- Hcaa County Convention.. . GEORGE'F.' BEttMAN. ' , i . i j" ; 1 I hereby announce' myself as a candidate for the office of Collector of Revenue 'of Holt CVMnty, snbjcct to the decision of the- Repub lican County Covention. ALBERT SSMITh!" Asses&or. :.... 1 "hereby announce myself as a candidate for Assessor of Holt County, sub'ject to the decision of the Republican Coli'nty- Conven Hkmm. JOH X J. LUKENS. Commencement. The Oregon public school commence sent exercises will beeven more elabo rate this year than heretofore. The children's entertainment .will be held Friday evening, April 22. Graduating exercises. Saturday even ing, April 23. Baccalaureate exercises, April 24. Boys1 declamatory contest. Sunday, Monday erening, April 25. Girls' declamatory contest, Tuesday evening, April 26. The colored school will hold their ex ercises this 3 ear at the court house. Thursday evening, April 21, Principal Bruce, of the colored schools of St. Jo seph, will make an address at that time, to which the public is invited. Next week's paper will give the com atencement program in full. Monarch. Grandpa Boyd will soon finish his big wot.d chopping. Rev. Hall has has finished his work in ibis neighborhood. Some of the neighbors had their potatoes planted before the last big snow. Mrs. S. D Royd visited with her daughter, Mrs. Smith, Tuesday after noon. The Monarch school will close Fri day, after an eight months' term. They hop to have a good time the last day. Minnie ardEIla Smith spent Sun day with Mr. and Mrs. May field; they are an old couple, but they enjoy a visit by the children. Mrs. Graham and Mrs. E, Smith en joy themselves since Mrs. Graham has moved on th Bullock farm. They have bee j friends for 15 years. Albert Huiatt thinks hit) house is a little too big since Grandma and Grand pa Bovd have moved down the hill on he Everett place. I guess Albert is fenesome. William Raines and family spent Tuesday evening with Mr. James Smith, and the children had a good rehearsing oftheir recitations and song- for the last day of scool. . ....- . Liloc. Forest City. mi : vrJ l -fih)?.u t l are convalescing from the mumps, this week. !( -Mr. and'Mrs. John Jackson returned last week from a visit with relatives and friends in Ohio. 'i We are pleased to learn Mrs Tor- nev is able to be out again, af er br prolonged illness. Dave Wallace and family have moved back into their house, which has been made over into a new nous-. Miss Alipe Brown, who has spent the past three months with her sister in Denver, Colo., returned home Tuesday. Mrs. Hoffman, who has been dangerously Ul at the Atlantic hotel the Dast week, ie reported to be convales cing at this writing. Rev. Heacock spent the first of the week with his family here, leaving Wed nesday for Watson. Mo., where he will be engaged in a series of meetings. Miss Nettie Lease and Tot Terhune graduates of the Kimsey school, were in attendance at school Thursday and Friday, for the examination to enter the High school. -George Drake had h:s household goods shipped to St. Joseph, Monday, th familv leaviner in the evening for that nitv. where thev will make their future home. Charley Jones left the firat of the week for Colorado, to find a location, which he thinks will be a more healthy climate to live in. Mrs. Jones and Madge will remain with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Secrist, until Mr. Jones finds a suitable location. Ruth. Sunday School Workers. Program of the Hickory township Sunday school convention to be held at the Shiloh U. B. church, the first Sun day in May, 1904: MORNINC SKSSION. Devotional exercises, conducted by George Loucks "The Sundav School as a Moral Fac tor in the Community," by Wm. Prais waler and W. H. Smith. Discussion. Dinner. AFTERNOON SESSION. Devotional exercises, conducted by Albert Hardman. "Teaching Children to Love the Bi ble,'1 Mrs. Jennie Loucks and Miss Tish McDaniel. Discussion. Recitation, Cora Fries. Song, Marie Patterson. "How May I Teach My Class to Build Them up Spiritually?"' Wm. Noellsch and Mrs. D. D. Davis. Discussion. Kecitation, Lee Smith. Song, Myrtle Bender. "Temperance," Mrs. May Praiswater and Mrs. O. P.. Bo t kin. Discussion. Com MITTEK. Program of the Christian Endeavor Society of the Christian church for Sunday even ing, April 17; 1904, : at 6:30 o'clock. Iie'ader, Frank Lynch. Topic: "How Christ Transforms Lives," Rom. 12:1 2; Phil. 3:20 21. Song service society. C. E. pledge In concert. Prayer. Roll call. Word: "Glory." . Song,' society i "The Heavenly Image," Roxy Biggs. "How Christianity Changes Home and Social Life," Dorothy Thomas. "By Imitating; Him," Eva Carroll. "What is Required of One if He Would Be Transformed?" Bertha Chap pelear. Series of short prayers. Song, society. "How Christ Transforms Men's Mind's." Miss Ethel Parker. Vocal duet, Miss French and Mr. Harsha. "Soul Winning," Ella O'Fallon. Song, society. General remarks. Mizpah. The Weather. Corrected weekly by Leah Kaucher. 1904 PRECIPl MAXIMUM. MINIMUM. RAIN. March. 24 61 40 1.23 25 47 27 2G 31 Hi 27 43 1G 28 58 5 29 29 58.5 42.5 .06 30 62.5 44 .35 31 52 42 April. 1 56 .'15 2 55 32 li 53.5 25 4 58 33 .30 5 54 42.5 .14 6 63 4L 7 51.5 35 .35 8 37 27 .28 9 45 28 10 63 .54 11 56 44 12 56 31.5 13 61 34 SNOW Sleet T 4 T sleet Total precipitation for March was 2.67 inches. Maximum temperature was 73 on the 9 h. Minimum temperature was 10 on the 3rd Snow fall for the month seven inches. Letter List. The following letters remain uncalled fof in the postoffice at Oregon, Mo., for the week ending April 15, 1904: Hinkle & Chitty, card. Mary Lorrens, card. Chris. Neidenhouse. Hugh Swearengen. R. L Willis, card. Tom Curry, P. M. Charles Booher, of Savannah, was hero Thursday; looking after his eon grjessional fen- e. The Cochran Booher Wilson congressional battle is getting interesting, and we can only look on from a hill top, but if we must be afflicted wi'h a Deinoc.a'ic congressman from this district we would like io see the plum conic io Mr. Booher. P. M. Flinn, of St. Joseph, has been in our city a few days this week, talking electric line to unite Forest City and Oregon. He tells us a survey will soon be made, and will then be in position to talk busin ss. It will have to be good hard, so'id bueines, on business prin ciples; otherwise our people will hav nothing to do with it. If a firm of recog nized financial standing will take hold of the matter in a business way, we be lieve our citizens would be willing to do something to help push along the enter prise to a successful termination. The Board of Supervisors of Squaw Creek Drainage District have called for an election to autboiize an $80,000 loan instead of the $100,000 loan heretofore voted. The Board believes that on ac count of the tax already collected and expended in paying expenses for right of way and work under contract, and on account of the considerable - amount of right-of-way given to the district, that $80,000 will complete the work of the drainage system This will be about $2 per acre less than to issue the $100,000. In view of these facts, it is to the inter est of every lard owner to be present at the bond election at Exodus school house on Saturday, April 23, and vote for the loan. Work on the south end of the line is progressing in good shape. To the Farmers of Holt County. The FARMERS MUTUXL 1NSUR ANCE COMPANY had policies in force April first.to the amount of ONE MIL LION FOURTEEN THOUSAND DOL LARS. It has cost, its patrons about one-third the old line rates in the last ten years. It has saved them over TWENTY- FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS. It is here to stay! Are you insured in it? If not, why not? Jonas Whitmer, President, A. Crannell, Secretary, Mound City, Mo. Jewelry for the Sports. The London Tailor and Cutter gives this valuable advice to lovers of sport For cricket, boating, tennis and foot ball, jewelry must be eschewed, but for motoring, fishing and golf jewelry Is indispensable. Play with Huge Tops. Some of the tops with which the Chinese amuse themselves are as large as barrels. It takes three men to spin one, and it emits a sound that can be heard several hundred yards away. Railway Receipts. By the report of the Interstate com merce commission for 1902 the passen ger receipts of all the railroads for that year were $393,000,000. The receipts for carrying the mails were $39,000,000. Flying Fish. The flying fish does not really fly, but raises itself from the water by means of its long fins, and can support ltseir ra the air until they become-dry, when It drops back into the sea. After Long Separation. Through the agency of the Salvation Army a man who had been missing for 23 years has been found in Aus tralia and reconciled to his wife and family. Exports to Argentina. Shooks, empty casks and pine and spruce to the value of over $4,000,000 were imported into the Argentine re public from the United States during 1902. Centenarians. In Russia men have been known to live for 160 years, while cases have been chronicled of Arabs living through two whole centuries. Collects Birds' Eggs. The king of Denmark has a very valuable collection of birds' eggs, among them being specimens of nearly every kind in existence. Ideas. Ideas are dangerous things to play with; you master them, and then they take possession of you. N. 0. Times Democrat. What She Can't Believe. A woman believes everything a for tune teller says, provided she isn't told that her boy won't amount to any thing. Cure for the Poet. Lots of people think they are full of poetry when a little sarsaparilfa would clear their blood. Chicago Tribune. An Application. Fair, but false the blond wig. oago Daily News. -Chi- British Territory. Great Britain controls 21 out of every 100 square miles of the earth's surface. Widows in Berlin. There are more than 100,000 widow tm Berlin. Voted Artist Mr. J. 8. Sargent, R. A., ftHhMijfll son of a Boston physician, aw lb light first In Italy. Ht Is perhaps tfct most cosmopolitan of all our great artists, for he was born at Florence, learnt his art in Paris and Spain, la an American In origin and sympathy, and has spent a great part of his life in London. By many judges Mr. Sar gent is considered the most gifted painter of his generation. Pyrotechnic Birds. 'In Nagasaki, Japan, there is a fire works maker who manufactures pyro technic birds of great size that, when exploded, sail in a lifelike manner through the air and perform many movements exactly like those of living birds. The secret of making these wonderful things has been in posses sion of the eldest child of the family of each generation for more than 400 years. Literary Notes. "Your majesty," said the prime min later, leading the culprit forward, "this Is the page who has been so loose in his habits" "Aha!" exclaimed the king; "he must be brought to book." "Tehee!" giggled the page; "a royal jest, I'll be bound." Catholic Stand ard and Times. Dying Han's Request. Dr. Sutton, one of the oldest medical men of Dover, who died recently, in structed his coachman, who had driven him for 40 years, to shoot his favorite horse directly he returned from the funeral. The strange request was after ward complied with. London World. To Prevent Tarnishing. To prevent articles of silverware from tarnishing warm them when well cleaned and paint them over with a thin solution of collodion in alcohol, using a wide, soft brush tor the pur pose. Articles so treated must be wiped only with dry cloths. In Sweden. Patent medicines are never sold In the apothecary shops of Sweden. The' government limits the number of these shops, and there are only 350 in the whole country. Stockholm, with a population of 300,000, having only 22. Japan's Ambition. One of the greatest ambitions that Japan has conceived since the begin ning of the modern era is to become a first class commercial power in the Pa cific, and she has trebled her interna tional commerce in ten years. Telephone in Germany. There was an enormous increase In the use of the telephone in tne German empire in 1902. There were 757,648,580 conversations by wire, an increase of 75,000,000 for the year or more than 200,000 a day. Carried Off the Palm. Patience He always does the right thing at. the right time. Patrice What's he done now? "Why, he asked for her hand down at Palm Beach." Yojnkers Statesman. Bad Policy. "De man dat tries to save every cent of his money," said Uncle Eben, "an de man dat doesn't try to save none of it is both mappln' out mighty hahd roads foh deirse'fs." Washington Star. Fined, for Being Courteous. A Londoner gave up his seat in an omnibus to a woman and stood. Where upon a policeman arrested him. and in due course he was fined for "over crowding" the vehicle. Suspicious. "Some people." said Uncle Eben. keeps talkin 'bout deir own honesty like it was stimpin dey had jes' man aged to git an' was mighty proud of." Washington Star. Art Talk. "Character is pyrography." "What do you mean?" "Reputation is painted on: charac ter is burned In." Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune. Speak Kindly of the Living. If all would speak as kindly of the living as in epitaphs they do of the dead, censorious gossip would soon be a stranger in the world. Bulwer. They Never Do. Hawkins My wife never gossips. Robbins Neither does mine. By the way, wnat uoes your wire can it: Town Topics. American Petroleum. The American petroleum sold in Eu rope last year was $37,482,000 worth of refined and 35,298.000 worth of crude oil. Low Wages in Russia. In government factories of Russia wages rarely exceed ?G.50 a month. Brick Better Than Granite. A well-constructed brick house will outlast one built of granite. A Pound of Wool. One pound of sheep's wool is capable of producing one yard of cloth. Frozen Milk. Milk when frozen can be preserved for any length of time. Cattle In Kaffraria as Currency, cattle constitute the chief currency. Tubercle Bacilli. t Tubercle bacilli will live tot U 4ja 1 SETTLEMENT DOCKET . -of- Probate Court of Holt County. Missouri; Regular May Term, A. D. 1904. Naiiits of Administrator, Uuardian, Curator or Executor. Nauif! of rNraU', First Day, Monday, ..,.,, r..,.u)vi.ii, uarah Carson Executor horllHK, Jo!,,,, casr MIcl.a.I Administrator Hradberry heirs z. T. Randall Guardian Miirlo-, (;rov:r John E. Taylor Guardian ""Hin. kom-w Minnie Koliiiisoti Bf.conci way, Tuesday, uaynui, KAtra. Charles Kayhill Guardian Taylor heirs Asa Sharp Guardian Wehster heirs Albin Hershner Guardian Gillis heirs Robert Gillts Guardian lt...t.n r r- ..... .. .... n. r. weuer nurd Day, Wednesday, Schueewels, Fran. Andrew Peters t G. W. Cummins Louis Shutts M. D. Walker G. W. Cummins Chris. Nelson Shutts, Samuel Thomas, Anna E. Anderson heirs Hodse, Calloway Fourth Day, Thursday, ! Durham, Ira, et. al John 11. Durham Linn Dorr David Komiue It. L. Johnson Chas. V. Craig 17 Derr heirs 18 Kominc, GrorK 19 Johnson heirs 2") Craig, Anna M. Fifth Day, Friday. May Thayer, George V. Ann E. Austin German, Isaac Win. if. Dellord Durham, John C. Wm. 31. Grid ley Gillis, Edward John S. Smith Wymau. K. C. Joseph Hatfield ill Sixth Day, Saturday, liender, Ellas Ava.I. Render Executor; Chuuing, John !.. A. W. & J. I. Chuuing Executors 28 Worloy, Jesse F. I'eter V. Woi in llain, J. W. W. A. Browning Administrator in if..,ii,w.., p,w. W. E. Kcdmnn & i ,,. SO K.-dmo.,, Ko,e..., G. W. Hogrefe Executors Seventh Day, Monday, May 16th, A. D. J.904. 51 Freeman, Samuel, W. S. Thompson Administrator final IK Rhodes, John Charles Rhodes Administrator final 33 Frazer, Jt. B. ."fc Co., J. R. Kruor Administrator final 34 Milium .Thomas Charles E. Mover Administrator final C Wymau, Joel Prince L. Trapp Guardian final Eighth Day, Tuesday, Februay 17th, A. D. 1904. ST. Kinney, 'Jolt 1 1 H. Wm. A. Kinney Executor final 37 Brown, CP. L. P. Sentney Administrator 1st annual 3S Wampler, Chas. C. Martin W. Wampler Guardian final STATE OF MISSOFRI, i . county of Holt. r" I, Henry T.Alkire, Judge of the Probate Court within and for Holt County, Missouri, do hereby certify complete copy of ktheA. Probate Settlement as the same appears of record in my office. I s;p .L 1 Witness my hand as Judge, and t lie t his fit lulav of April, 1W4. Thousands say that McClure's MAGAZINE is the best published at any cents a copy, $1.00 a yearlr In every number of Articles of intense interest on subjects of the greatest national importance. In McClure's will be more interesting, important and en tertaining than ever. "Every year better than the last or it would not be McClure's: " A L "OX! Subiteribe now for McClure's for 1904. aud get the Novrmbfr hb1 C XWXlXU December numbers of 1903 free. The S. SMcClnre Company, 62.3 Lexington Bldg., New York, N. Y. est Sr. JOSEPH Q4ZETTE ELMER E. E. McJIMSEY, Editor. C. D. MORRIS, Treasurer. TLfETKOPOLITAN Daily andSnnday Newspaper ; all the news of all the world allf the time. A Newspaper of Republican views. Subscription Rates: Daily and Sunday One year... $3-5oEr&2.50 Special club rates with the SENTINEL. Call at the SENTINEL office, see the editor, have a talk about it and receive a sample copy of the GAZETTE. Dr. C. W. Lukens has purchased the ' The proceedings of the board of Rayhill farm, in-Hickory township, pay- equalization will be found on the second ing $03 per acre. : page, and notice of bridge-letting on the -Prof. N. C. Bruce, principal of the J eighth page. St. Joseph colored high school, and one j -Albert S Smith's name appears this of the leading colored educators of the week in our announcement column. He West, will deliver the address here to the ; asks for the nomination to the office of students of our colored high school, on j collector. He is well and favorably Thursday evening, Apnl 21, at the court ; known throughout our county, and so kouae. far as we koow, possesses the requisite -The Republican judicial convention j qualifications to creditably fill and per has been called to meet at Maryville, on du.tiesof the f f He claims Wednesday, May 25, 1904, for the purJ loyalty to h,s party, and should he be pose of nominating a candidate for cir- j nominated, says he will use every hon cuit judge. The allotment of delegates j orable meats toe elected. rheRepub to the various ciunties ie .8 follow.: can voters should give his claims Atchison, 3; Gentry. 4; Holt, 4; Noda-! eful consideration whea the time wlTt ; Worth, 2. Total 20. Administrator Curator, Executor or Rninll-in .Settle ment. May 9th, A. D.. 1904. 'd A. final -vr-final 3d annual loth annual (ttiardinii -.ti. ..nn,-...t May loth, A. D. 1904. 5th annual :td annual 4th annual :ui annual Administrator -d & final May 11th, A. D. 1904. Administrator M & final Executors ,j & finui Public Administrator id & final Guardian 5th annual Administrator 1st annual May 12th, A. D. 1904. Guardian 1st annual Guardian 1st annual Executor 1st annual Guardian Nt annual Executor 1st annual 13th,A.D. 1904. Guardian 1st annual Executor 1st annual Guardian 1st annual Administrator 1st annual Administrator final May 14th, A. D. 1904. final id & final 1st annual final j final - lev AilrmnUrt-ntrir that the alove aud foregoing is a full, true and Doeket for May term, A. D. llioi, of .said court. sea 1 of said court. Done at office in Oregon HENRY T. ALKIRE, Judge of Probate Court. .price. , Yet it is only 10 " - McClure's there are Six good short stories, humorous stories, stories of life and action and always good 1904 I comes to-Domiiuiiv jiepuuirvM uuiivt.