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A. M. McDEARMOTT
COMMISSION CO. GRAIN, PROVISIONS, STOCKS AND BONDS Orders Solicited for Speculation or Investment Our Oregon branch office is equipped with direct telegraphic com munication to Kansas Cty, St Louis, Chicago and New Vork, by pri vate wire and every facility for the proper transaction of business in grain, provisions or stocks, for speculation on margin or cash invest ment. Branch Office, Hinde Block, Oregon, Mo. Main Office. 716 Delaware Street, Kansas City, Mo. Stylish in Shape Unsurpassed for Wear Hen's $3.50 Women's $3 00 Fitts-Bunker Mer. Co. Oregon, Mo. Of course these are some of the patterns that won the Grand Prize - Highest Award given on Shoes at the World s Fair. TEARE BROS. (WILL SELL YOU) 75c; Meirs Canvas Leggings for . . oOc Men's and Boys1 Leggings for . Best Michigan Salt, per barrel Coats' Thread per spool . . . . Peerless Carpet Warp, per box . . 4 packages Cow Soda for . . . . 4 Boxes Lye for 25o can K. C. Baking Powder for . Men 's$l Wool Pants for . . . . All Calicos (except OiK per yard 10c Outing Flannels, per yard . . 8c Outing Flannels, per yard Price's Celery Food, per package . fic 3i)c Having bought a complete line of the Peter's Diamond Brand Shoes, we are going to close out ev ery pair of our present large stock at greatly re duced prices, and you will find it to your interest to buy what shoes you will need for some time, and remember this is not asaleof old out-of-date goods, but is a sale of high-grade, up-to-date -shoes from our regular stock : All o. 50 Men's and Women's Shoes . . . $'2.S5 All :J.(X) Men's and Women's Shoes . . . -J.45 All 2.50 Men's and Women's Shoes . . . -2M) All $1 .50 and 1.75 Women' Shoes .... 1 .25 Ail Boys' and Children's Shoes at i oft' regular price We Pay the . . . Highest riarket Price ... for Produce All Prices Good Until Saturday Night, January 21, 1905 TEARE BROS. FOREST CITY, MO. Dr. Proud reports a eon "was born to James Riley and ivife on January J7th. Spencer Bosweil has rented h s farm just south of New Point to Daniel Bos well. Mrs. Joshua Adolph has returned from her visit with Mound City rela tives. Don't fail to see "Rip Van Winkle," at the Forest City opera house, Thurs day night, January 26 .A fine span of bay, three year old driving horses for sale. H. E. Bo we it. A. J. Coiinett. of Napier, will remove to Republican Cit), Nebraska, having recently purchased a farm m-ar that city. A certain Nodaway township young I man gave his -sweetheart a box. of fine tationery for a Chrinmas present, and I the first thing the girl did was to use I about half of it in writing a letter to hit hated rival. She made him a present of a pen knife, and he has begun to sum up the situation as a little significant One of our citizens was tacking down a piece of matting the other day and hit his thumb with the hammer. "Ob, War." he exclaimed, as he hopped around holding the injured member. His wife complimented hira on his easy manner of avoiding swearing, when he replied petulantly, "Well, y.u know what war is!'' Oregon was visited by the coldest , weather of the present season Thursday Miss Mary Markt left Monday for night and Friday mornios of last week. Hartshornjndian Territory, accompany- January VI It was the fag end of a ing her sister, Mrs. Orrick Ramsay, to j blizzard that had prevailed in'the upper her home. ! Missouri W.itnv Tho tiKrmn,af j - - - w w ' m tuwuuuuri Rev Haynes has accepted a call to touched 14.5 be'ow Tre two coldest the Christian church of this city, and I days in January last year was on the will occupy the pulpit, each alternate ! -5th, 1. below and on the Hoth. 15 below 1 Next Sunday there will be quarterly attending meeting in the Germ ii M E. churches Day or I January Shoes j I For January weather a pair of these I DIAMOND SPECIAL QOODYEAR WELTS is what we recommend. The soles are plump, to withstand winter weather, but not so heavy as to be akward. The uppers are medium weight for health and comfort. Elegant in Fit I Fine Sunday in each month. All jurors and people court are requested to call on F. S No- land for their "short orders," hot drinks, fresh oysters and tine cigars. - Eiler's grand scenic revival of Rip Van Winkle: twenty live people, band and orchestra, at the Forest City opera house, Thursday night, January 20, 11)05. Mrs Myrtle Steinel, who is in the Ensworth hospital, St. J seph, for sur gical treatment, is getting along as nicely as could be expected, and is now permitted to receive a few callers daily. DEBT G. PIERCE. Oreg DENTIST, on, Mo. Office in the Mooro li'id Hours !i 'i. m. to I- in. 1 p. ni. to f p. in. Gold and Bridge Work a Specialty. 'Phones, Old 91, Mutual 43. Harry Dungan left Sunday for the state capitol, where he will act act as clerk to Representative Allen, who i chairman of the committee on drainage and swamp land A ruot deserving ap pointment. Rev. Tonat, Mrs. Fred Markt and C. D. Zook and wife attended the fun eral services of Rev Henry Fiegenbaum, which were held in the German M. E. church in St. Joseph, on Monday of this week, January lGth. One of th- best thing a young man can have in starting in life is a vigorous hatred of debt and a firm determination to keep out of it. One so constituted will be saved much worry and vexation of spirit and humiliation. -Marsh Thompson, of Forbes, who was sent to the county infirmary several weeks ago with an injured foot, after careful nursing and attention by Super intendent Carson and our county physi cian, was discharged and returned to I his home last week. j W. A. Ford and family, of Forest! City, and Wesley Hamm, of New Point, left last week for 'Okmulgee, Indian J Territory, where they expect to locat-, i the f rmer having leased 320 acres near j Morris. They are excellent people, and j we wish them abundant success -The little daughter of Mr and Mrs ! Hugh Cass was sitting on the Moor hy j f.hn sr.nvn nliivlmr on Mnml.-iv .fnniinrv I Preaching on Saturday at the Nodaway church at "2 p. rn . and Sunday at lOr.'JO a. m : Oregon at. :i p. m. The Lord's supper will be administered at both places after preaching on Sunday. Pre sidint: E!dr J J. Steininger, of Lincoln, Neb., will conduct all the services. As predicted in these columns last week, Representative Allen has been made chairman of the committee on swamp lands and drainage, and is also a member on the committee on eleemo snary institutions. It ia not. often that a new member is given the chairman ship of a committee, and we must con gratulate our representative on this recognition. For the third time a childless gover nor and the tirst lady of the state have come to the executive mansion. Gover nor and Mrs. Folk have no children. Al though Governor Dockery, who resided in Washington 10 years, declares that the executive mansion of Missouri is a far more pleasant place in which to live than the White houe at Washington, the big mansion will seem a lonely place during the coming four years The Mutual Telephone 'companies of Holt, Nodaway Atchison, Gentry, De Kalb and Clinton counties were in con ference with the Hell company represen tatives at St. Joseph, oo Monday of this week. They are hoping to get more liberal concessions from the Bell people. They claim they have started the ball, but as yet we cannot sny how far it will roll. Holt was represented by Jacob Bucher, of Oregon, Esquire Wilson, of Forest City, J.H. Fickesand Lum Pat terson, of Maitland, and Alvin Norman, of Mound City. DENTIST J. C. WHITMER. East Side Sguare, Powell Building, OREGON, MISSOURI, Get Your City Daily at Half Price Annual Bargain St. Joseph Gazette Saturday, Jan. 28, 1905 Daily and Sunday Gazette One Year for $2.00. Regular Price, $3-5- Vou Save on Bargain Day $1.50 a Year. The Gazett j. wil! b largely improved the coining year. Toe out-o'-town Sunday edition will bo espec ally designed for a Sunday magazine for rea-iers liv ng on rural r utes and who receive it on Monday. The Sur d-iy Gazette now prints j- intly with the New Vork Her ;iid The famous colored comic pictures of "the Herald, also its illus trations of current news events, which are thn best and most ex pensive newspuper illustrations in lhe world It receives the spe cial news service of the Xew York Herald and also its special Sun day magazine service. Many new features will he ariJed to The Gazette the coming y h r. including a sr-atly increas-d telegraphic news service from th four stares of Missouri. Iowa. Kansas and Nebraska. A special staff correspondent is at .leff-rson City, reporting the Missouri legislature, and special correspondent at Lincoln? Des Moines and Topeka report the Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas legisla tures n Th Gazette is edited especially with the idea of presenting the da"s news hfietly and att actively. Piciures enhance the attract-iven-ss of lhe news reports and illustrate descriptions of news events The Gazette is now printed on the best paper to be bou ght. a vast improvement over a year ago. Its type is plain and easily readable. Its market reports are the best "to be found anywhere. Its news columns are independent and its political opinions never a ect its reports of news events. The Gazette's cit,y circulation in St. Joseph has doubled in the p ust year City people pay 85 20 a year for what is offered you for $-.00 if you subscribe by January 28 next. The Sentinel and Daily and Sunday Gazette one year for only $3.00 This is good only up to and in cluding Saturday, January 28. 1905. J. W. Payne, of Guthrie, Oklahoma, 1 Forest City, is here visiting his parents. ; Mrs. D. Miller is visiting relatives E. A. Brown, of Bigelow, has been ; in Elmo, this wtek. Office Hours: to 5:00 p. m. 'Phone 72. 8:00 to 11:30 a. m. 1:00 -The list of the uioerty lownsmp jroou j xnoy re uom living, n mere are any well improved. Also a others who came here in 1841 still living rVord8p.ru"S,r calf ! ' " . h I 1131 1(1 LUG BUMI1UI3 Ul LU'SC 9, 1905. and while alone, crawled up to j who came to Holt county in 1841, the the stove, burning her forehead quite I year that Holt county was created, is severely. Th accident might have decidedly small then-are but three we proven much more serious if Mrs. Chbs ' believe. Thas are Henry Dankers, had not gone into the room at thai time. 1 Herv Roselius and James W. Ramsay. " ' ' Mrs. Eliza Sterrett came here in 18:18, Farm and Stock for Sale. . an(3 ner son- Wm h., who came here IGOacie farm, known as the John with his mother when four years of age. MarKt rarm in lioerty township Good xney are ootn living, it t.nere are any buildi gs and match team 4 y . vp-r nlri msir4- Hnr imrtif on or address, JOHN MARKT, ; wouta send us tneir names, postomce Mound City, Mo. addresses and month of locating here. . The editor of the Boonville, (Mo.) -It is a graceful courtesy to the Advertiser, while looking over his sub guests who are visiting you fiom a dis-i script ion list recently, got mad and tance to see that their names are fur-! w ote the following: "There is prob nished to the loed newspaper for men-j ably no place on earth better than a ti.n -n the personal column. If the country piinting office to learn how guests, looking over the local paper, see 1 manv kinds of people there are. Some other visitors mentioned and his or her i. Ket huffv if a statement is sent; others name omitted, they likely wonder why ! will not pay till they receive a state and feel a little disappointed. Thk Skn- ient. Some wdl pay without a state tinkl always makes an effort to print j ment and others will not pay whether a the news, but there is no certainty in I statement is sent or not. S-me thought our getting your visitors' names unless they owed more and some thought it was not so much. Some say they couldn't get along without, the paper, you give them or mail them to us. Maitland, on Sunday morning, Jan uaay 15, 190"). was visited by a fire that might have cleaned out one entire block but for the heroic efforts. on the part of and others say ii doesn't amount to much. But the meanest, scrubbiest in the list is the man who takes it until he cause it was 'no 'count. her citizens. The fire started in the j is sjiut off for non payment and then Julius Frank restaurant and was dis-; spends his time explaining how he used covered about 4 a. m. The alarm : to take 4thf thing,' but stopped it he brought out the people and they hgan heroic efforts to stop the rlames'ravages, but not until the J. M. Kenyon's Inrge hardware store on the south, and a va cant building on the north, that had confined to his room for some time on account of sickness The Baker Sunday School will have a festival Saturday night, Jan. 21, 190.. Everybody invited to come. Rev. J. L. Dillard, of St. Louis, Mo., occupied the pulpit at the Christian church last Sunday, morning and even- ning. - R. B. Bridgemuo was in Topeka, Kansas, last week, attending the big poultry show, and looking over his prize winning birds. Miss Ida Markt and brother, Ralph, accompanied by their cousin, Miss Gif ford, are visiting John and Charlie Markt in Barada, Nebraska. - Elder V. A. Hnynes, of Skidmore, Mo , will preach at the Christian church Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, and Union school house at 2 o'clock. Martin S. Thompson of Amazonia, and Miss Ava J. Sipes, of Forbes, were united in marriage by Esquire Rostock, Sunday afternoon. January 15, 1905. Salesman Wanted to look after our interest in Holt and adjacent counties. Salary or commission. Address, Harvey On: Co., Cleveland, O. Albert Roecker and wife have re turned from their visit with their chil dren in Wagoner, Indian Territory. Their soi,Mont,accompanied them home. Mrs. Daniel B. Kunkel, of this city, is entertaining her m ither, Mrs. J. R. Mitchell, her niece, Geraldine Peter,and Mrs. Henry Merriwether, of La Belle, th'B state. We areulnd to learn that Mrs. A.L. Shafer, of Nodaway township, who has been dangerously sick for fjeveral days, is now improving, and hopes are enter- Tommie Teare was visiting relatives j in Craig, one day last week. Miss Mae Carson is visiting with her sister in Iowa, at present. Roy Conley, of White Cloud, was calling on friends here, Sunday. Miss Mary Terry is visiting her sis ter, near Mound City, at present. Mr. Wilson is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Lease, at present. Miss Edith Kunkel, of Oklahoma, w;,s the guest of Miss Lena Boyd, over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, of Kan sas, were the guests of the Baker hotel, last week. Mr. Emerson, Assistant State School Superintendent, visited our school Mon day of this week. Miss Mabel Boyd spent Saturday . t m iti . Mrs. L. M. Brummett and little daughter ar the guests of her parents in Maryville, at present. Miss Goldie Hood returned to her home last week, after spending a week with relatives in this city. Mrs. McMunu was called to Iowa, Saturday, by the serious illness of her father, who resides near Hamburg. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold returned to their home in Oklahoma, this week, after a pleasant vi?it with relatives and friends, here. Mrs. Minnie Boyd, Edith Kunkel, Nettie Wylie, Lena Boyd and others at tended the drama in St. Joseph, Sun day evening. Jack Baker and family, Mrs. Stal cup and daughter. Sadie, of near Fobes, future home in tamed for ner recovery in a snort time ; eft Tuesday for their The ladies of the Woman's Union, j Morris, lnd. Ter. who will entertain at. the Dungan home ', T. ru ... , ..l,, dm..:,.d tha jChristiau church Sunday, morning and I evening, conducted by the pastor, Rev. I Haynes, of Skidmore. Friday evening of i his week, ask each lady and her escort to be present at 8 o'clock, as the amusements for the even ing will begin at that hour. T. ,1. Partridge and wife are visiting -While hauling ice Tuesday, Gilbert Murray met with a serious accident by falling from the load of ice to the ground, spra ining his ankle and receiv ing other injuries. relatives in Fontana, Kansas. Their daughter, Mrs. Ira Ford accompanied them, and from there Mrs. Ford will go to the Indian Territory and join her I husband, who has located there J There will be pleaching at the Atetnouist church Sunday mornirg. j The usual even;ng services wdl be omitted, owing to the pastor beginning i a revival meeting at the Shaffer school The fourth quarterly meeting for t;ie Methodist church will convene on Siturday and Sabbath, Jan. 21-22. Preach iny on Saturday evening at 7:30. followed by the quarterly conference j house that evenin services Sabbath, Dr. J. O. Taylor, be- j Rev. L. M. Brummett returned ing present and preaching. j from Craig, Saturday, where he has been assisting t h pastor in a revival I meeting He expects to begin a series of meetings at. the Shaffer school house -Elder N. C. Enge, of the Re organ - Dav Siiints. will hold a seriea of meet ing. in Oregon, beginning between the ! next Sabbath evening, and has arraign 1st and oth of February. Will announce later what building will be u.ced for ser vices. A. A. Rkjhakoso.v. ed to begin his revival meeting here the Oth of February with Evangelist Rv.. i 0'3rien to conduct the services. Ruth.. Dissolution of Partnership. Notice iB hereby given that the co- formerly been occupied as a saloon, and ! partnership heretofore existing between owned by Joseph Hatfield, had been destroyed. Strange as it may seem, Mr. Kenyon's large warerooin, im mediately in the rear of his store room, was saved. Mr. Kenyon carried 85.500 insurance on building and stock, $2 000 of which expired about a week prior to the fire. Mr. Kenyon's loss will likely reach 65,000, no:, including insur-i the business ance. Mr. Franck's loss is about 1,500 1 For Sale ; At the annual election of officers of kn unn v (tCr.o.ion. Tnn iifk mrv- i hit to. iii ui citAi'V live auiczi, 7 ink cai. ui I . . Albert W Seeman and George E. Gel vin. under the style and firm name of Seeman fc Gelvin is thi day dissolved by mutual consent, Albert Seeman retiring. Par ties iudebted to the firm will call and settle with Geo. E. Gelvin who assumes the firm's liabilities and will continue and Mr. Hatfield's about Sl,000, partly j covered bv insurance. Oregon, Mo. A I.HKHT V. SkK.MAN, Geofmsk. E. Gki.vin. January 11, 1905. the following officers were elected for .) . F. Bridgeman, ws and a little wood lanu- bas , , . Jr failing springs of water. Has J' ' huning aecreUiry; C C. Catron bom resulence, two room tenant IInd Ja9' C' H,nkle d're G. W. ami arlinininf the town of Orpcon. Thin fa. ,-u Ai.iAvA ntn w,., nr,.t,,fu ;the coming year meadows and a little wood land-has ' President;John C Hinkle. vice-president; never Mtrht. r'nom o ' Ti l : house, good barn and outbuildings; all j buildings in tine repair. Residence with- Tom L. Price, Chris J. Fuhrman in 5 minutes' walk of one of the best I and Levi Schulte, of this city; J. M graded High schools in Northwest Mis-; Kenyon, Maitland: W. S. Thomson,' souri. One of the choicest locations for j Craig; Joe Parker, Mound City, and a good home in Holt county. For par ticulars call on or address. MRS. S. B. KNOWLES, Oregon, Mo. Can make terms to suit the purchaser. Homer Williams, of Forest City, are in attendance at the annual meeting of the Western Retail Hardware and Imple ment Dealers' association, in session at Kansas City this week.