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TEACH IN FAR NORTH
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER ONLY
They Tutor In Old Russian Settlement
at Afognak, Alaska Are Well
Treated by Natives of Unique
Mrs. C. W. Hammond and her
daughter are teaching in what is per
haps the most interesting school under
the stars and stripes. They are the
teachers appointed by the government
to conduct the native school at Afog
Afognak, Alaska, is but little known
to the people of the United States,
yet it was the third town started by
the Russians in the early part of the
last century on the Pacific. It would
have little reason to demand even the
attention of the government to-day
were it not for the fact that one of
the best Indian schools conducted in
the territory of Alaska is maintained
there. Afognak is on an island of the
same name in' southwestern Alaska.
Mrs. C. W. Hammond and her
daughter are registered at the Diller
hotel. They have the task of teaching
the SI pupils who are enrolled at the
Afognak school, and it is not likely
that in all the possessions of the
United States Is there such a variety
of color or intelligence among the na
tives who are being educated. On one
thing the natives, from the Aleuts to
the Russian octoroons, are a unit.
Every one is the most devout of Greek
Catholics on Sunday. On other days
they are simply natives.
It was last year that Mrs. Hammond,
who formerly lived at San Juan island,
in Washington state, was appointed
teacher at Afognak. When she ar
rived there she found a school which
had been established 20 years. It was
rearranged to conform to modern
ideas, and in a few weeks Mrs. Ham
mond will, with her daughter, begin
the fall term.
"I enjoy the work," said Mrs. Ham
mond, "for I find a great study in the
natives. It would surprise people to
know that of the 81 pupils in the
school there is hardly one who does
not take naturally to drawing. Why,
it. is astonishing to find that little tots
who are just able to toddle to the
schoolhouse when famished with a
pencil and paper begin drawing. I
have fostered and encouraged this
trait, and there are several of the old
er children who are really clever.
"Music, however, is the one thing
that wins them, from the old, gray
haired men and women to the little
boys and girls. They love music.
They can sing far better than an equal
number of country children in the
states. They have their favorite in
struments, too, mandolins and ac
cordions. "Do they have phonographs? Why,
there Is not a popular air that has
been sung in the United States in the
last ten years that is not common in
Afognak within three months after the
record is made. I am taking a trunk
full of records up with me. And among
the records I had a demand for some
real classical music.
"So far as the studies' go, I cannot
say that the natives are anxious to
learn English in its higher branches.
There are some who are quite well
advanced, but there are also many
who attend school only by compulsion,
although they are very proud of what
education they possess after reaching
"Afognak shotts that the white
blood must predominate. There are
two villages. One is the real native
Aleuts town; the other the half-castes.
I have noticed that any native who
has a drop of white blood in his or her
veins looks down on the full blooded
There are no white men stationed at
Afognak. A few prospectors and hun
ters call there occasionally, so Mrs.
Hammond and her daughter are alone
among the natives. They say they
get along splendidly with them.
Thrilling Moment in Fiction.
The bomb went off with a dull and
deafening roar and Second-Story Bill,
the pious burglar, gazed into the black
recesses of the vault.
"At last!" he muttered, hoarsely,
"my prayers are answered. Fortune
He went in, but in a moment he
emerged, his face white with the rage
"Curse them!" he cried in his wrath.
"The receivers have been here before
me." Hut he was wrong. The vault
had contained the firm's collateral for
speculators' loans and the recent fall
in the market had completely wiped
out the margins. Success.
Irish Street Children.
The Irish street children must sure
ly be to visitors the most surpris
ing of all their institutions. In ready
humor and in bright good humor, in
an unquenchable spirit of playfulness,
with the most diliefit and painstaking
'attention to business, reinforced by
the most surprising art of coaxing,
these barefooted citizens give a day
long comedy. Sometimes they seem
to embody and symbolize all Ireland,
its gay poverty and its good humor in
Station Sergeant Are you married?
Prisoner No. sir.
Officer Begjiin' your pardon! sarge,
he's wrong. When wo searched him
j we found in his pockets a clipped re
' ceipt for curin' croup, a sample of silk
an two unposted letters in a woman's
. handwritin' a week old. Stray Stories.
j From the.Tetrersoniu.ti. February 4.
j A small hole was burned in the
1 Hoor of the north room of the school
house one night last week probably
caused by a hot cinder falling out of
the stove. Fortunately, t he tire went
out and no great damage was done,
but was a pretty narrow escape.
Emmett Burns came in one day
last week from Hoi yoke, Colo., for a
few days visit with friends. He
brought in live cars of cattle and sold
them on the St. Joe market at a good
price. Emmett says he likes his new
home first rate and times are good in
his section of the countr
Fire from a defective Hue caught
tire in the south end of the kitchen of
J. W. Heckahorn's house iast Friday
morning. Fortunately it was noticed
by some of the men at the depot as
soon as it broke through the roof.
There was a very strong north wind
blowing and a few minutes more start
would have made a very bad fire.
There was plenty of water handy and
the tire was soon extinguished in short
order with about $15 damage to the
D. W. Jessup and family have ar
rived here from Louisville, Ky., and
will move on to the old E. A. Brown
farm north of town. S. M. Russel
who was coming through with Mr.
Jessup's emigrant car, in attempting
to get off of the car in the yards at
St. Joe Sunday morning fell through
a bridge breaking his arm and leg and
hurting his head quite badly. He was
taken to Ensworth hospital and it is
thought he will recover. Mr. Jessup
went to St. Joe on tiie evening train
Sunday to render any assistance to
Mr. Russel lie could.
C. D. Zook,
G. L. Cummins, Assistant Cashier.
Zook & Roecker
OREGON, : MISSOURI
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Transacts a general banking business.
Interest paid on time deposits. Drafts
sold on all the principal cities of the
country and Europe. Have made spe
cial arrangements to collect money
due from estates in foreign countries.
The accounts of farmers, merchants
and individuals respectfully solicited.
Special care given to any business in
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C. L. Evans, secretary: J. A. Kreek,
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Notice Is hereby given, that Letters of Ad
ministration, upon the estate of Julia A.
Hyer, deceased, were granted to the under
signed, on the IGth day of Januarys 1909. by
the Probate Court of Holt County. Missouri.
All persons having claims against said Es
tate, are required to exhibit them to him for
allowance, within one year from the date o'
said letters, or they may be precluded from
any benefit of such estate; and If said claim
be not exhibited within two years from the
date of this publication of this notice, they
will be forever barred.
M D. WALKER.
First insertion. January 22ucl, 1909.
Whereas, Carrie E. Masden and J. T. Mas
den, her husband, by their deed of trust da
ted December 11th. 190". and recorded in the
office of the Recorder of Deeds of Holt Coun
ty, Miss -uri. on the 3rd day of February. 19ltt.
in Hook 10S, at Page 607, conveyed to the un
dersigned in trust, to secure the payment of
the promissory note in said deed described
twelve months after date, the following de
scribed real estate situate in said state and
county, to-wit: . ,
All of the south half of lot two (2) of the
southwest quarter of Section thirty-one (31)
in Township sity-two (t) of Range thirty
nine (39). , , ,
And wiiereas, default has been made In the
payment of the principal and interest of said
And, Whereas, the owner of said note has
requested me lo execute the jxiwer vested in
me by said deed of trust to sell said real es
tate, and out of the proceeds of said sale pay
the indebtedness secured thereby.
Therefore in compliance wit h said request,
and in pursuance of tin power vested in me
by said deed of trust, I will sell said real es
tate at public vendue to the highest bidder,
for cash. on
MONDAY. MARCH l-WII, 1909.
at the North door of the Court House in the
cit v of Oregon, Holt County, Missouri.
W. H. RICHARDS, Trustee.
DR. CHARLES GEIGER.
PRACTICE LIMITED TO DISEASE
OF WOMEN AND SURGEF.Y
cm Francis St. ST JOSEPH, MO.
Correspondence Solicited. Phone 771.
LADIES: i liave just received a
fresh supply of "Velvet Cream." a cream
for the complexion Ca'l on Mrs. Clara
Maupin, or "phone No. 2, Farmers' ttu
tual. ar.d will be delivered. Price, 50c
! 'WANTED FAITHFUL' PERSON
TT A VI7T. tn n-nll oc 'h'iihiift lirmcn Jn I
: counties, callinj; on retail merchants and
j azents. Local territory. Salary $ 1024 a year
and expenses advanced. Position permanent
' business successful and rushlnt; Standard
I Uouse, 334 Dearborn St. Chicago.
Everybody has about done butcher
Mrs. C. L. Jvunkle is on the sick
F. F. Orley left Friday for Ne
braska. "We are glad to learn Mrs. Crist
Meyers is fast improving.
Mrs. Daisy Meyers was shopping
in St. Joseph, last Thursday.
We are sorry to hear Mrs. "William
Sipes is afflicted with appendcitis.
Meyer Brothers shipped a carload
of hogs to St. Joseph, last Monday.
Ira Ilershner has returned to
Kansas City again after a months visit
James Donovan has been visiting
at the home of Christ Meyers the past
Quite a few in the Grove attended
the Hardman funeral, Saturday at
Mrs. Dan Hardman and Mrs. Eoy
Hardman were St. Joseph visitors
Andrew Hershner and family
spent Sunday with their son, Ed and
wife, near Mound City.
Joe Heyer and wife moved to St.
Joseph this week. We are sorry to
loose those excellent young people.
Forty acres to rent with good five
room house and out buildings, good
orchard, plenty of water, with other
conveniences. About 20 acres in cul
tivation, balance in pasture and or
chard. Good location on the road 4
miles north of New Point and 6 miles
south of Maitland.
For further information call on, or
address Geo. W. Lacey,
All land owners in Big Tarkio Drain
age District No. 2, are hereby notified
that a meeting will be held at the
farm residence of Asa Turpin, three
miles northwest of Craig, at the old
Guilliams Mill, on Big Tarkio, on
Tuesday, March. 2, 1909, at 2 o'clock
p. m., for the purpose of electing one
Supervisor for the term of five years
to take the place of the retiring su
pervisor, C. A. Doughty.
Done by order of the Board of Super
visors, this 3rd day of February, 1909.
C. A. Doughty,
Sec'v. Big Tarkio Drainage Dist.No.2.
Oregon Produce Co
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Poultry, Butter and Eggs.
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L.ESSOX TEXT. Acts 5:17-32. Memory
verses. 19, 20.
GOLDEN TEXT. Blessed are they
which are persecuted for righteousness
sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
TIME. Immediately after the last les
son. The exact date is unknown, but be
tween A. D. 30 and 33.
PLACE. Jerusalem; the preaching was
in one of the porticos of the outer court
of the temple. The trial was in the hall
of the sanhedrim, on the temple hill "be
tween the portico and the temple.
Comment and Suggestive Thought.
After the experience of the apostles
with Ananias (our last lesson), there
was such an increase in the numbers
and influence of the church, so many
good deeds were wrought, so many of
the sick were healed, so widely pre
vailed the new teaching, that the
whole community was stirred, and
even the rulers felt the power and the
danger to their position and influence.
Their reasons for opposing the Gos
pel were all reasons why they should
have favored it. 1. The lessening of
their influence and the loss ot prestige
was what ought to take place when,
the rulers ruled for themselves and
not for the people.
2. The teaching they opposed was
the very salvation of the nation.
3. The apostles "filled Jerusalem,
with their teaching." Their success
brought joy, salvation, peace, fresh
life to great numbers.
4. The apostles and the church were
bringing healing to the people, lessen
ing suffering, giving to the poor, re
ducing crime and vice, giving reality
to the angels' song of "Peace, Good
Will to Men," they were doing what
every good ruler seeks to have done
for his people.
V. 19. "But the (R. V., "an"), angel
of the Lord." One of the "minlstcimg
spirits sent forth to minister for
them who shall be heirs of salvation."'
(Heb. 1:14). "In this Book of the Acta
the word angel occurs 20 times."
"The ministry of angels." "I believe
that angels wait on us as truly as ever
they waited on Abraham, or Jacob, or
Moses, or JSlijah, or Mary, or Jesus
himself. The medieval painters were
food of filling the background of the
infancy with countless angels; the rep
resentation, though literally false, was
morally true. I believe that angels are.
encamping around them that fear the
Lord." George Dana Boardman, D. D.
"Opened the prison doors." Silently,
without the knowledge of the guards
(v. 23), who were asleep or had re
laxed their vigilance, being confident
of the strength of their prison.
Reasons for this intervention. 1. The
apostles and the church were still In
training for greater battles and harder
work. Hence by this deliverance they
were taught faith in God, and courage,
and assurance that their bold, defiant
course was approved by God.
2. It was a great advantage to the
cause, as they went on preaching the
gospel, impressing the people that it
was God's cause, and the apostles were
his messengers, speaking his truth.
3. It was a direct refutation of the
Sadducees' doctrine, a blow at their
4. It tended to impress the minds
of the enemies of the apostles with
respect for them as under God's spe
cial protection, and probably suggest
ed to Gamaliel (v. 34-39), his fear that
by opposing the apostles' the rulers
might be opposing God himseif.
5. Hence, it influenced , the result
of the trial, and ma'de the escape from
prison a type of their greater deliver
ance from the' power and' wicked de
sires of the rulers. -r
V. 21. "The apostles obeyed, and en
tered the temple early in the morn
ing," R. V., "about. daybreak," as soon
as the gates were ppened. "Called the
council." "the sanhedrim!" "together,
and." better "even"" "all the senate."
Peter's argument. Critics "'have no
ticed the structure of Peter's brief de
fense as one of the finest specimens
of pleading on record, clear, direct,
true, personal, an argument without a
flaw. Of course only the barest out
lines are given in this report. See
Peter's previous address. , .
The charges against the apostles. (1)
Disobedience to and defiance of the
national and lawful authorities. (2)
Hence disloyalty, almost treason, to
their country. (:)) Charges to them
seemingly slanderous, against their
rulers, that they themselves were dis
obeying their God in whose name they
ruled. These charges were not mere
ly serious, but. to a Palestinian Jew,
The boldness and courage of the
apostles was very great.
Threefold Victory of the. Apostles.
First. The arraignment of the apostles
gave them an opportunity to preach
the Gospel faithfully to tlie rulers, who
could not easily be reached in any oth
Second. They were released from
their bonds, and were free to continue
their work with all the more power .
because of the outcome of the efforts
to put a stop to it.
Third. They themselves received a
new inspiration of power. They re
joiced in their sufferings for Jesus
sake, and in public and in private, in
the temple courts, and from house to
house, they preached that Jesus was
the expected .Messiah.
The attractiveness and persuasive
power of the apostles and the early
church is very marked, and was one
of the most influential means of lead
ing others to become Christians. The
piety of some men lacks the genial,
lovable qualities which would enable
to attract young and old to the religion
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