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mi fi$tifftt() fill 44T1I YEAR. OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 13, 1908. NUMBER 27. 1 NOVEM 7V "U- Forest City Ratifies. The defeat of the proposition to re move tho seat of justice from Oregon to Mound City was ratified most enthus iastieally at Forest City hist Friday n'ght, the O'h instant. Forest City had planned to have the jollification Saturday night, but she wanted her neighbor city. Oregon, to participate. Ciuy Carloton Ln was dated to epeak at Oregon Saturday so Forest City changed the date to Friday night, thereby enabiing more citizens of Oregon to attend. When the crowd from Oregon reached the top of the For est City hill, it wasn't hard to tell that something was doing in Forest City In deed had it not bet-n for the suggestion of frost in the air, one would have thought from the noi-e and fireworks, that a fourth of July celebration was m progress. The Oregon fellows, fully 300 strong, lined up with the baud in front and descended on thn merry makers and joined in the revelry. Pandemonium, reigned. During the quiet moments, which occurred only when the supply of powder and combustibles had to be re plenished, the successful candidates in the late election wvre carried t the bandstand and speeches demanded. They were equal to the occasion and Nev Dickson, II. T. Alkire, Al McNulty, Phil Sehlo'.zhauer were among those who were cheered to the echo Then there were bontires. noise, fireworks and more noiso, which lasted until the avail ublo supply was exhuasted and the crowd had yelled and cheered until they ouldyell and ch-er no more. Such demonstrations do much to ce ment the ties of friendship between peo pies and towns Li-t Friday night only tightened the bonds of sympathy and good fellowship which have always exist ed between Forest and City Oregon.Theie was not an inci if-nt to mar the pleasure of the evening. Partis in feelings were put aside ami all entered heartily into the sp rit of tho gathe in. The cro.vd was a bnistrous one. but did not over step the bounds of tho law, and there was not the slightest suggestion of any drunkenness. Still in Doubt. ' No change in the vote on mtnor stale oflieers has becMi announced, and the re suit of the elect i-;ii in our state is still in doubt. It is agreed now that an official count to determine the election is neces s vry so close the vote. The returns must all be in J e Hereon City by today. Friday. Tnero were H counties miss:ng up to Thursday. None of the returns will be opened until all have been n ceived There i no change in the standing of the legislature. Tne Republicans have a majority m the lower hun-e of the body and the D-'mocr-ts a majority in the sena'e. The legislator will be 1 )r r:i icratit: on jvtit ballot, this being c needed by both l).:iuv:r.i:s and Rr publieuns. - S. E Field has leased tho Banks farm near Napier: .Mr. Banks expects to locate in Nebraska. NOVKMRRR 1 1 2 5 4 5 6 7 8910 11121314 15161118 192021 22 252425M27 28 29 150 1 i II 1 SPAIN Probate Court Matters. Judge Murphy has been quite busy this week, holding the regular Novem bar term of probate court. The appraisement of p rsoDa! proper- ty, in the Lossen Sip-s estate, was made by P. F. and F. E Leach and Georce Hunt The valuation was fixed at 654. A. W. VanCamp. W. R. Hopper ana Chas. A. Moser, as commissioners, to set of! the widow's homestead in the Win. Anno estate, filed their report. Van Taylor as guardian of Anna E Louden tiled his first annual settlement shoeing a balance of 82(3-1 10. Henry Linville liied a demand for 6200 against the P. M. Paschal estate. A trial was had, wh.eh brought many wit ness. The demand was fTset by an in terest charge, and a balance of 27 cents was awarded Linville. In the estate of the Wyman heirs, P. L. Trapp. as guardian, filed his settle ment, showing 62,001 32 as due Demas, and 650 was appropriated for support. As to Helen his second settlement show ed a balance of ci.7K5.2i due his ward, and 6200 was appropriated for her sup port for the year. William K-y as guardian of May Stan ley, filed his report of the sale of his ward's 1 7 interest in 53 acres of land, made to Lemon Not ley for 617143; hi first annual settlement sh iwed a balance due his ward of 6141) (K The guardian of Guy. Harry and Allen Stanley filed his report of sale his wards 0-7 interest in 53 acre- of land to Lemon Notiey for 61, 114.2!), which wore approved by the court, as to both sales. John Scarlett as administrator of the James Var.Gundy state made his first settlement, showing a balance in his hands of 6l,5u9 72. W. S. Thomson filed a demand of 630 HO against the D. D. Peikius estate, which was referred to John W. Stokes, as special administrator. M. D. Walker, as guardian of Bryant Viniu. made nettlement, which showed a balance of 630.32. As administrator of the Ed. Prussman estate, his settle ment showed a balance of 62,417.91. Albert Roecker, as executor of the John G Cowan estate, filed his final settlement, showing a balance in his hands of 67.474 31. which was ordered distributed to the following heirs: To Mrs. Mary Cowan, 61'21.29; to Cora and Florence Cowan, each 6317 5i: to child of Jessie Messenger, Etta and John Messenger, each 6515: to the heirs of Mary E. Cowan, John Asher. Frances and Aseneth Cow..n. each 61" 3 75: to Lillian. Robert, De.vitt. Charles. Rfed. Ivan and Arthur Cowan, e i-h 6233.57. G. W. Cumnih.s in dug- of the D. C. Anderson estate, filed his tinal settle ment, showirg a balance in his hands of 61.203.11, which was ordered distributed to the children of D. C. Audersou. Alice and George. - Gr ndfather Harris, living v. ith J. P Morris, of Bigum. died 01. October .'51st. at the age of 37 years. Mrs. Maud F.egenbaum and daugh ter. Frances, of Geneva, Neb . are here ou a visit with her uncle and aunt, Rob ert Montgomery and wife. All Hail Missouri -All Hail Holt County. Republican principles have received a triumphant vindication at the hands of the American people. Almost beyond the most enthusias'ic hope of the lead ers of the party the voters have signified their sinity and ih-ir earnest faith in the sound doctrines that have brought j to this country an era of prosperity 1 ever bet ore equalled. It is a victory so decisive, so overwhelming and the judg ment of the voters was so spontaneous as to ieave not the slightest doubt that Bryanism and all the specious fallacies that, it stands for are forever repudiated Not that they esteem him less personal ly, or withhold his proper due. Mr. Jin an is a great and magnetic preacher, and has wielded a powerful influence for good in this country. He stands for the uplift of government and for public rectitude. But he theorizes overmuch That he will always be esteemed as one of the greatest citizens of this c iuntry goes without eaing. Missouri t-ends greeting to Iowa. Kan sas, Illinois and her other sister Repub lican states. Four years ago its electoral vote was recorded for Mr. Roosevelt, and thus lifted the state from its apparantly impregnable Don ocratic position into the doubtful column. In Hit'S it main tains that position, and adds strength to it by electing a Republtcan governor By the election of Mr. Hudley, it gives the state the first Republican governor it has had in 40 years. It is a sign of the onward march of Republican prin ciples that will bring to the state the heartiest congratulations. For nearly 40 years theadministrations of Missouri have been unreasonably and often wantonly partisan In the nutter of home rule, tho new governor will find a brilliant opportunity for recommenda tions to the legislature. Most of the troubles that have beset Democracy in Missouri have been the outgrowth of the state board system. Gang politics in the larger cities sprang from loose police methods. Tnese gangs are now down and out, taking with them to defeat all that was good in the Democratic party. The people trust Mr. Hadley, upon tho platform of his party and look to him to lead tho steps of Missouri to an era of honest efiicient, enligtened oflicial ser vice, with a devoted effort to insure that every citizen of the state and all its interests shall have a fair ileal. Hio election is a victory of the people and American manhood. It will right many evils that have grown up uider the extraordinary long tenure of one party in power. That it will be a bless ing to all Missouri and all its people is the R 'publican hope and wish. Mr Hadley will be ably supportt-d by a splendid array of strong, c tpable state officials Another pleasing feature of the cam paign just closed is tho fact that every candidate on the Republican county ticket was given his preferment by a de cisive majority. It is especially gratify ing to know that Holt county will again be represented in the general assembly by a Republican, and that Judge John II. Hunt is reelected as the member of the county court fn m the second dis trict. Taken in all, however, it was a sweeping victory, and n fl-cts great credit on the candidates who made the rae- and on 'he lova'tv of the friends who so ardently and conscientiou-ly j supported them, and the spl-ndid man-1 agement of the eamppign under the leadership of County Chairman F. K. Allen, of Craig. The Congressional Race. Chas. F. Boohor, has again been chosen to represent this district in the national congress, by a plurality of 2, S07, over his opponent, Morris A. Reed, of :-;t. Joseph, Mo. 1 1 is large majoiity in both St. Jo;-eph and Buchanan coun ty, demoi.strates the fact, that the Democracy of Buchanan are loyal to their nominee, no matter where in the district he resides if he has character and capabilities behind him and Mr. Booher unquestionably has both. His plurality over Mr. Reed is 1,034 greater than that over Mr. Fulkcrsou two years ajjo, and the result must be mot p'eas ing and gratifying to Mr. Booher and his political friends. While Thk Skntinkl wouU have been pleased to announce the e.ection of Mr. Reed, it is pleased at the success of Mr. Booher so long as e must have a Demo cratic Congressman. He is popular with the masses, as his splendid vote in the j district proves. I Mr. Reed curried Holt. Atchison and! Andrew counties by 771) plurality, while Mr. Boohers plurality in Buebanan. Platte and Nodaway wai 3.5Vi. The v .te by counties was as follows: l Booher. Reed. Andrew 1,347 Atchison ijTlC. 1.0! 17 Buchanan 10.010 -.372 Holt l.2j 2.231 Ncdawav I?, til.". 3.509 Plat sc.." 2.317 S.:J7fi Totals 21,055 1S.S13 j Boobets plurality 2.S07. October Weather. j October here is usually a mon'h free j from extremes, but this ear, as in 15!' j was an exception, and the storm of the ! 2od and 21th, broke the record for Oi tober at this place. This storm brought j 7 inchf 5 of snow on the 23d and 8 inches Jon the 21th, a total of l." inches, with a total precipitation for the month of o 4U I inches. In tSDS we had '2lf, inches of -now which fell ou the 17th aud lb'.h of the month. We have had heavier October rain falls, the greatest being in lbS.', when ti'J inches fell, and o 0 inches in 11)00. andolS inches in 1U0S The ligluer-t falls were .ir of an inch in la03; 24 of an inch in ISO.") and .7S of an inch in ll)00. The normal rainfall here is 2 75 mches. The temperature for the month has been about normal the normal being 00 degrees against ."j3 for the month just passed. The colde-t October was in 18(53, when the mean was 45 degrees There were three dajs of tho month in 1374, when the register marked S de grees. The warmest October was LSI)!), when the mean was 03, and one day it registered !)!. The greatest damage ever done in October by freezing was on the 25th, when the thermometer went down to 12 degrees. The extremes of the mouth have been: Max. Min. 14 SO 23 31 15 S2 24 31 10 " SO 25 33 17 SO 2 2S 19 79 30 29 Mean maximum, 03. Mean minimum 43. Mean, 53. Rainfall, 5 IS inches: greatest in 21 hours, 1 37 inches on tho 21. Snow fall, 7 inches on the 23 i: S inches on the 24 -total, 15 inches. The Bryan-Taft Vote. In this congressional district was as follows: Bryan. Taft Andrew 1.7SI 2,109 Atchison 1.055 1,01)7 Buchanan 9,005 7,301 Holt L5D5 2,240 Nodaway 3.005 3.597 pl.stte 2.797 9S2 Total 20.501 IS, 192 Bryan's plurality, 2,009. The Governorship Race. Tho following is the vote for governor n this congressional district: Hadiey. Cowherd. Andrew 2.230 1.722 Atchison 1.7S) 1.573 Buchanan s 17(5 S.;,92 Holt 2.272 1.503 Nodaway 3.7L1 3.175 Platte... 1,010 2.7S2 Total 19.179 19.707 Cowherd's plurality, 22S. Folk in 1901 carried the district by l.SOi. The Senatorial Race. The following is the vote for the Pern ocratic race for United States senator in this congressional dis riet: Folk. Stone. Andrew 70: 7 9 j Atchison 710 727 1 Buchanan 4,0S9 1.155 j Holt 512 61-1 Nodaway 1.S07 1.201 Pl-tte S22 1.653 Total 3.711 Stone's plurality, 1.010. 9.7S7 The Republican candidates polled the following vote. Ivennish. Kerens. McKinley. Andrew 579 000 5S7 Atchison 53 17 597 Buchanan 1.250 1,503 1 351 Holt 1.751 25 000 Nodaway 777 402 S53 Platte 000 000 000 Toial...4.421 2.233 Keunish's plurality. 1,020. 393 Tho Constitutional Amendments. The vote on these wa strongly in the negative. Not one received a majority in the county. The voth beins ag follows: Yes No 112 917 I 705 720 J 513 71b! 411 317 j 305 605 j 323 745 1 502 752 1 21'S 7 10 1 Firt Amendment Second Third Four t"n Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth The amendment receiving vote was the one increasing a majority '.ho pay of members of the general a :.-inbly. in : the st .to at large all the amend::. cuts hive been defeated j Arthur L-ucks has purehar-d the! 15S acre farm of Mav Meyer, some five miks east : Mi.unei City, paying c'2o(i0 for the place, or afraction over 6125 an acre. Mr. Meyer, we understand, con templates eot:agin; in tiie hardware busiuess at Delta, Colo. Caught at Last. On the liih of January, 1SDS, the. Hat field A Wyman drug store at Maitlaud. was robbed of a lot of jewelery and Sam Raymond was arrested and at the April term, 1S9S, he was convicted and given five years in the penitentiary. At the same term, James Grav. a com panion, was given live years for robbing the Farmer's bank at Maitland in April, 1S90. Both these prisoners were in charge of Deputy Sheriff Frank Graham, on their way to the penitentiary, ami while on tho train, just after leaving Kansas City, Raymond jumped from the train and made good his escape. Nothing whatever had been heard from Raymond, alias Oakland Sammy, until a few weeks ago, when Sheriff Mc Nulty received a letter from tho sheritT of Raleigh, South Carolina, asking for information about his prisoner, who had been arrested for carrying a burglars outfit. Our sherifr was prompt in an swering and gave him the history of Raymond's work here. On Saturday SheritT McNulty received an answer tell ing him that Raymond had been given 15 years for carrying buiglars tools. It also stated that Raymond came near making good his escape the day pri..r to his being taken to the penitentiary. He picked a lock.sawed through another and gained entrance to the jail corridor, by the use of a wood key of his own make. Raymond is one of the cleverest of yegmen that ever worked in this sec tion, an 1 his capture is quito a victory for the Pinkert m's who have never let up on him since his workings in this sectiou 10 years ago. One of the Old Veterans. We were made glad Friday last by a visit, from Uncle John Keaster, and when these old party veterans come to see us, it always tends to make us the stronger in our party faith. Ho has been among us for 51 years and, got in his first vote in Illinois in 1850, voting for John C. Freemont, and there are but very few of these now living in our cou ty. He was born in Union county, Penn sylvania, just 75 years ago, Wednesday of this week, November 11th, 1S33. He went with his parents to Wayne county, Ohio, then to Stephenson county, Illi nois, then to Iowa, where he married Sarah Jane Brown in 1S50. After his marriage he returned to Illinois ard voted the Freemont ticket, and then went back to Iowa. In 1S57 he came to Holt county, and located on the farm'now owned by Dan Burrier. He came to Oregon just after the civil war, and then went back to the farm locating in Hickory township, on the land now owned by J. W. Kuhn and Charley Crider. Several years ago he retired from farm life, and moved to Mound City, Mo., where he and wife are now living at their ease. It is a remarkable incident in connec tion with the lift- of this splendid old couple, that tho death messenger has never cast its shadow over their home j Seven children have been born to th m These are: MrJ. Elizabeth Cooper, of South Da kota Thomas, of this c unty. Mrs Amanda Wampler, of Tarkio, Mo. Uly-ses. of Mound City, Mo Mrs. Flora Barnes, of South Dakota. Edward, living south of Oregon, Mo. Mrs. Nellie Narans, of Louisiana. These children have brought to them 13 grand children. May the days of Father and Mother Keaster, yet bo many. Suddenly Called. George A. Gelvin was born in Neville, Clearmont county. Ohio, November 14, ls57, and died Sunday, November, 1903, from heart troi.ble. at his home near Culbertson, Nebraska. He leaves a wife and tix boys to mourn his loss. He also has three brothers, two of whom are still in Ohio, and William E , of near Mound City, Mo. Mr. Gelvin left Ohio and came to Mound City and Ijcated on a farm own ed by Prof. W. F. Drake, and then he move.! to Republican City, Nebr.. where his death occurred. Funeral services were held at resi dence Monday aften.oon, November 2, at 3 o'clock. Mr. Gelvin was a member of the M E. church and liveii a Christian life until the end. Las spring t th local .ption elec 1 tion. the Oregon women paraded the streets ai.d carried Lr:.per;irfe banner-. ; At the election las Tusdy. Or'-g sened htx ze m.tl hc r to nil. ai d in Foifst City, 'tis pa d. ity h; l barrels of beer :. tp O hat hy po rrn.-y - .letter ! soman. Th only instance reports! of intoxicants iVing u-ed a -f.-cti n day was 1 ha? reported io thcns-e of At Wojd ; at Forest City, who was aa enthusiastic t worker for Mound Citv. 1 County Court. Our county judges werea busy set dur ing the past week. In addition to their regular order of business, they hail to cast up the election returns and this is in itself a full days work. The county clerk was ordered to make certificate to the state auditor f r the c unity's proportion of the foreign insur ance tax amounting to 61,154.43. The trial of Dell Curnutt, as to wheth er or no she is a fit person to have charge of her four minor children, will be held by the court on Monday next 10th instant. The children are tempor arily at the county infirmary. Circuit Clerk Cook tiled his report for quarter eneling September 30th; grand jury scrip issuenl 630.05; petit jury scrip. 6100 10: petit jury, 6120.00. Charles Moser, George Swoope and George Hopper were named as commis sioners to assess damages in the road petitioned for by Joseph Caton and others. County Treasurer Cummins filed his semi-annual exhibit of tho county teas ury, showing a balance of 610, 152.39 be long to the school funds, and 613.954 32 as belonging to the various county funels. In casting up the election jeturns, it was found that J. W. Davis and J. A. Oren each received 105 votes for justice of the peace in Hickory township, aud in casting by lot. J. A. Oren won. The court fixed the bonds of the var ious otlicers elect at the following sums: SherilT ..610.000 Assessor 5.0C0 Treasurer, school SO,0CO Treasurer, county 50.CC0 Surveyor 2,li00 Public administrator 10.000 Coroner 1.000 Constables 61,000 to 2,C00 The court made its order certifying the following to have been duly elected to the various county olliees, to-wit: Representative, H. L. Ward. Couuty Judge, 1st district, Philip Schloizhauer. County Judge. 2d district, John H. Hunt. Prosecuting Attorney, Henry T. Alkire. Sheriff, A. R. McNulty. Assessor, Perry W.Ramsay. Treasurer, Neville Dickson. Surveyor, John H. Peret. Public Administrator, M. D. Walker. Coroner, Roy R. Miller. E C. Walt resigned as road overseer of District 49, and John Kaizer was named to fill the vacar cy. Fred Cook, as circuit clerk, reported 6274 25 as fees collected for the quarter ending September 30th. F. L Zeller, as county clerk, reported fees collected to the amount of 61.433.0: less clerk and deputy hire 6592 50: ex cess of fees. 631 1. IS. The court drew the following as petit for the coming January term: Bigelow Fred St. John. Benton G. M. Ambrose, W. Tyson, W. L. S:ahy and J. C. Strobel. Cly-G. W. Randall, Mat Caywood and W. Kaufman. Forbes W. E. Sims and Jas. Cordrey. Forest -R W. Fawks and Ed. Wilkes. Hickory J. W. Kuhn. Lewis - Ed. Fuhrman, Chas. Ansel men and W. II. Stewart. Liberty J. H. Cantliu and Abe Grif fith. Lincoln - Ray D. Duncan. Minton- Ira Aikire. Nodaway G. F. Kurtz. Mintjn T. F. Pebley, E. M. Doeb Iing and W. S. Thomson. The Tie That Binds, Recorder Speer i.-sued the following marriage liceuses during the month of October: Anno Arthur E and Naomi E Wood cf Forest City by Rev Jmnes M Walton Cook George R and Ada M Snapp of Oregon October 10 by S A Tribble J P Duncan Freel W of Coffey ville Kas and Xevora Fuller of Mound City October 14 by Rev Granville Snell Eastwood Harvey C of Liberty Mo and Myrtle S Ebert of Oregon October 12 by Rev E F Boehringer Hutchison Tony and Madalene Bo hart of Mound City October 17 by E S McDonald J P Hove Rich B and Ollie Smith of Forest City October 0 by Rev E F Boehringer Moser Ralph h and Floss E Bennett of Mound City October 2S b; Rev f Jrai ville Snell Thornton Roy E of Oregon and L's u Elder - f Forbes October 15 by Roe T J Enveart YoltmtT Emmet J of Crtig ai.d Am.a Meyer of Concordia Mo October 19 A J Jani'-son, v. hu lives two mi m from Foret I My. was in town the lirst of the week for thr- first time in ovi r t.ine month?. Mi. Jameson la-. i't slept out of Holt county s ce the A.ir doed. Be a great mat; tostay ;t home 11 nd wo do not wot'der that hen for he ban guo of the neatf-st. ni places in the whole country. - Forest Citv Nev.