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" New Point juid' Vicinity. Ellis Acton went to St. Joseph Monday. Burt Venen went to Oregon Fri day, returning Monday. Jesta Kunkel visited relatives near Maitland, last week. Robert Boswell and family visited at Sam Fleener's, Sunday. 'Little Jake" Oren visited Mrs. J. A. Oren Friday and Saturday. John Hiller had the misfortune to cut his foot with an ax Wednesday. We are glad to report "Uncle" Jake Hiller as improving though slowly. Mrs. Chamberlin and children IT TXT Dlnlrnlr)p n foU' days this week. Born, to E. A. Kelley and wife, a daughter, January 17th, Dr. Kearney in attendance. Adam Yeter and wife are improv ing slowly. Mr. Yetter was able to come to town Monday. Mrs. Chamberlin and her father, Mr. Blakely, went to St. Joseph, Tues day, for a few days' visit. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Fleener and son, Kelso, visited home folks, in Mound City, two days last week. Osmer Hardman has rented a part of his farm to Will Hardin, who will take possession the first of March. Mesdames Corda Winston and children, Nellie Watson and Ed. Davis, visited at Dick Housworth's, Sunday. Mrs. Delia Jamison and two chil dren, from Storm Lake, la., visited at the home of her cousin, Sam Fleen ers, this week. D. M. Lay has sold his stock of merchandise and groceries to J. B. Payne, of Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. Lay expect to move to Kansas City in March. Earnest Houseworth met with one of the "might have been serious" accidents, Saturday, while skating, he. fell backward striking the back of. his head, causing him great pain for seve'raUiours. Fortunately there are no serious results. Mrs. Ida Oren-Miller met with a very painful accident, last week, while cookinp supper, she burned her hand severely, and just as they thought it getting better- a poison has developed. Her many friends here hope it will not prove Serious. Weather permitting, the Ee bekahs will have installation and initiation the 27th inst. All members are requested to be present if possible. Officers elected: Lura Terry, N. G.; Gertrude Lay, V. G.; Mabel Meyer, Cor. Sec; Mabel Hardman, Fin. Sec; Jas. Kunkel, Tres. The New Point Mutal Telephone Co. held their annual meeting, the 15th inst. The following officers were elected for this year: President, B. J . Hilley; Secretary; Dr. Chas. Lukens; Treasurer, Dr. E. F. Kearney; Will Kneale was re-elected as trustee. Nero. Forest City. Scott Brown and wife are visiting Mr. Brown's father, J. S. Brown. Miss Etta Ashlock, of Mound City, visited several days last week with her mother. Chas. Hitt and wife, of Mound City,-spent last week visiting Mr. Hitt's father, J. W. Hitt. Quite a number of our young peo ple, attended a party at the home of John Milne, of Forbes, this week. Mrs. J. Y. FiId, living north of Forest City, in the Benton neighbor hood, is suffering with pneumonia. Richard Tolbert attended the funeral of his uncle, Joe. Tolbert, at Quitman, Wednesday of last week. Boy Kesley and wife, formerly of Forest City, but now of Oakgrove, Mo., are the proud parents of a son, born December 22, 1909. SWIFT k CO.. Have established a Chick en Station in Oregon, and have secured the servfce of Harvey Evans to handle their business ftr them. When you have anything that line to sell don't fail to see him, as they always have the L TOP PRICES. Edi Burrier, of Forest' City, and Grace Munyon, of near Forbes, were married Monday, January 17, 1910. They will go to housekeeping on the groom's farm, near Oakland. Bed Wing. Perry D. Murry is on-the sick list. Ezra Martin made a .business trip to Oregon, Tuesday. Uncle James .Callow is quite sick, at his home nearKimjsey? Willie Redfenrjof Tarkio, is visit ing his uncle, Leonard Portis. The young folks had a party at S. P. Nowels one night Jast week. Lafe Wright, of Orleans, Neb., is visiting relatives in Benton district. Miss Carrie Kunkel, of Warland, Wyo., is visiting her grandma, Be becca Kunkel. Uncle John Wing is quite sick and very little hopes are entertained for his recovery. Mrs. J. Y. Field, who has been very sick with pneumonia fever, is slowly recovering. Robt. Wallace and Herb Cromer are shucking corn for Mr. Freeze, north of Mound City. Born, to Geo. H. Swymeler and wife, January 13th, a big boy, Dr. E, Miller in attendence. B. F. Cooksey and wife, of Hill City, Kas., are visiting Mr. C's father and family, David Cooksey and wife. Lewis Nefderhouse, of Nebraska City, Neb., visited his father and fam ily, G. Neiderhouse and sister Emma, last week. David. Mrs. Strother Fields was in Ore gon, Saturday. Jim Craig, of Tarkio, was shak ing hands with friends here, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Moore were visiting their son, Oscar, ?nd family, one day, last week. H. E. Burnett, of Mound City, made a pleasant call in our city, Fri day evening. . Vf ...i. The Ladies'Aid society, of the M. E. church, will meet at the home of Mrs. Springer, Friday afternoon. The Biblexl&ss, at the Baptist church, was well attended Saturday evening, under the leadership of Rev. Beal. Art Propes and Miss Etta Ash lock, of Mound City, were the guests of her mother, Mrs. Kate Ashlock, Thursday. Mr. Maguire, of Forbes,-ha& pur chased property in the west part of the city and will move here in the near future. Mrs. Mathers and children re- ' turned Monday morning from Rulo, ! Nebraska, where they spent a week I visiting relatives. I We are glad to learn the little J children of Mr. and Mrs. Shumate, I who have been dangerously ill with j the measles, are getting along nicely at present. Lex Kunkel went as far as St. Joseph with his sister, Mrs. Maggie Edwards, Tuesday, who with her husband are leaving for New Mexico, their future home. May prosperity and happiness go with them. Frank Cooksey and daughter, of Hill City, Kansas, are visiting his sister, Mrs. Combs, and other rela tives here at present. This is his first visit home for about eighteen years. He finds many changes have taken place since he left. Ruby. Benton. Ote Norris shipped a car load of hogs to St. Joseph, Saturday. Will Nowles will farm part of Albert Guthrie's place, this season. Mrs. James Field, who has been quite sick with pneumonia, is im proving. Josh Guthrie was out to see his nephew, Albert Guthrie, on business Monday. W. L. Stalev and family visited Mrs. King, in Lincoln neighborhood, who was sick, Sunday. Irvine Oxley is able to walk on crutches a little after being "laid up" all fall and winter with a broken leg. Mrs. H. C. Wright and son are shut in with the grippe, this week. Carl Wright's family is better at this writing. Mrs. Ella Hutton has gone to spend the remainder of the winter with her brothers and sisters, the Intermill's, in Nickell's Grove. P. H. Fitzmaurice-is having pro tracted dancing at his house and is reaping a rich harvest. On Monday night there were nearly eighty pres ent and he collected eighteen dollars The one Saturday night was well at tended. X. X. Harvey Evans has purchased the store building he occupies from T. C Dungan. The consideration was $4000.00. Mr. Evans expects to 're model and fix up the building in the spring. THE LAST Of this Great $3,000.00 Clearing Sale, offers these Phenomenal Bargains ; 50c Men's Extra Heavy Fleeced 52r Shirts and Drawers, each J 31 10c and 15c Fleeced Dress Goods, 10 C jS'ew Patterns to select from, yd.. . Ju 19c Men's Wool Sox, good heavy Iflp ones, pair lvv (Not over four pair to customer.) 20c Ladies' Extra Heavy Triple Fleece Aa Hose, pair. IUI (Not over four pair to customer.) $1.50 Value Heavy Twilled Cotton QOr Blankets, pair 7 O.v 10c Value Embroidery and Insertion, yard Jv 25c Children's Fine Guage Lisle A Hose, mostly small sizes, pair lvv $3.00 to $4.00 Men's Fine Dress Shoes. Styles are all up -to- AO date, butBizes broken, pair $l0 $3.00 to $3.50 Ladies' Fine Dress Shoes, Kids, Patents and AO Gun Metals, pair flsO $1.00 Ladies' Set Snug Union TXr Suits, Bleached, suit I Jv With a purchase of $1.00 or more, we give a Matinee Ticket to the Gem Theatre, Free. KREEK & HASNESS, "THE CASH STORE," OREGON, MISSOURI The "Blue Front" -FOR- Your Lunch Your Cigars Your Choice Candy Your Tropical Fruits Everything New, Neat and Clean. Come and See Me-You Are Always WELCOME. SIG NOLAND, Proprietor. Both Phones, OREGON, : : MO. TEXAS Our special hotel car will leave for the Gulf Coast Country of Texas, Tuesday, February 1, 1910. Go with us and see the farmers plowing and planting their crops. See them picking oranges and straw berries. See them contented and happy and getting rich. You have an opportunity to buy some of this good land before prices advance which they are sure to do. For particulars call or write L. C. TILSON, 117 N. Sixth St. Joseph, Mo. Our postmaster, Geo. H. Allen, has taken out the old lock boxes on the north side and installed a section of the latest, combination locks. In the new section are 9G boxes. These boxes add much to the appearance of the office, and will also tend to lighten the postmaster's labors, that is they will when the patrons learn their combinations. Tom Kneale, who has been con fined to his home for several days, threatened with pneumonia, is better. TWO DAYS Poultry Wanted! You will find me on the East Side of the Square, OREGON, MISSOURI, In the Payne building, every day. Bring in your POULTRY, BUTTER AND EGGS, CREAM, HIDES AND FURS. Be sure and see me before you sell Will also be at Lumber Yard, Forest City. Martin Phone, Oregon; Farm er's Phone, Forest City. J. M. SHUMATE, OREGON AND FOREST CITY For Sale or Tradel 160 acres of land, in Dewey county, Oklahoma. 2 small houses, 2 good wells, 1 windmill, steel water tank. 65 acres in cultivation, rest in mea dow and pasture well fenced. Fine fruit trees: on rural route: 1 mile from school, 5 miles from town, li miles of shipping point on railroad, 14 miles to county seat. Xo waste land. This land will grow wheat, corn, al falfa and cotton. Price $4,800.00. I also have 137 acres in Washington county, Arkansas, 10 miles from good town and railroad. Small house, plenty of fruit for any ordinary family, three springs never failing water; 50 acres in cultivation, rest in timber, walnut and sugar maple. Has a 20 inch vein of coal 16 feet down. The price is $1,500.00. I will sell or trade one or both of these farms. If interested write Emmett C. Moss, Morris, Okla. A Modem Tonsoiial Estalstaent. Hew Departures, New Ideas. HOT TOWELS A CLEAN ONE EVERY TIME. 12 Styles of Hair Cutting 12 If in haste to an engagement or a train WE SERVE YOU. Electric Face Massage Day as Well as Night. BOB HATCH, IN OREGON. Pantorium in Connection. Nickclls Grove. 1 Ererybody-is quite busy butcher ing, f. ? The weather 'is bad, and news is scarce. Jim Buntz shipped a car load of hogs to St. Joseph, Tuesday. Mrs. Ella Hutton is visiting her brothers and sisters, in the Grove. H. L. Hershner and wife took dinner with Ed. Furhmans, Sunday. Mrs. Maud Stevenson and !Nellie Xoellsch were St. Joseph visitors Fri day. J. C. Morris1 little son, Raymond, has the measles, but is getting along fine. Mrs. Jim Buntz is about well again, after a severe attack of la grippe. George Stevenson and son, Lee, shipped a car load of hogs to St. Jo seph Tuesday. There will be a box supper at the Divide school house, Friday night. Everybody invited. It is certainly a harvest for black smiths. Everything is ice; no one can get around without shod horses. Miss Eva Hershner came home Sunday, after a two weeks' visit with her brother Ed. and friends, near Mound City. We are sorry to hear of Rev. Boehringer as being a very sick man. He has pneumonia fever. We hope for a speedy recovery. The quarterly meeting at the church, Sunday, was well attended considering the bad weather and some excellent sermons were delivered by the Elder, Rev. Platz, of Kansas City. D. Napier and Vicinity. Joseph Vaught and family visited George Swymeler and family, Sunday. Earl Smith, of Fortescue, came over to George Swymeler's, Monday, to see that new nephew. George Noland and wife were vis iting Sunday with Mrs. Noland's father, Thomas Buckles, of Napier. Mrs. James Field, who has been quite sick, is some better at this writing; let us all hope for her speedy recovery. Born, to George Swymeler and wife, January 13, a boy. George says we are sure to have a Republican president next election. Well, you people that have been waiting for this ice to melt, so as you could gather corn, might get out and gather now, but be careful you don't slip and fall. Lon Keck, who was hit by the train at Kapier, Wednesday of last week, is reported as getting well. It is thought he can return home in about two weeks. W. P. Chambers went to Forest City, Friday, to get coal, but re turned without any. Will says it is pretty hard to use a bucksaw when you are not used to it. Dan Larkins and family, of Bige- low, moved down to Napier, Satur day. Dan is in the employ of the railroad company as brakeman. We welcome you here, Dan, and hope vou will like the like. jSemo. Cttlp. Mrs. Warrie Walker is on the sick list. Mr. Gentry is in very poor health, this winter. Our school is getting along fine, with Miss Carrie Wilson as teacher. Willie Snrieckmeyer, of Mound City, was here on business last zweek. Harrison Vandever has been in St. Joseph, this week, having hisejes treated. Georgie Greiner and Sid Moore and family spent last Sunday at J. L. Scheub's. Peter. Galbraith was in St. Joseph, last week, visiting his daughter, Mrs. Weed Hinde. Rose. You know that saw, you saw-well it saws the best of any saw that I ever saw saw. SAWS repaired, sharp ened and set to suit you. Where? WILSON'S Blacksmith Shop, OREGON, MO. tifm Kimsey Notes. There isn't news, only teverybody his bad colds. ...... - Fred Evan's spent Sunday witfe. his friend, Eugene Smith. Web Carder and wife have moved up north of Mound,Ci'ty.Xor the'yeaiw Miss Irene Fuller was on the side list, but is some better at this writ- ing. There was no school last week, because the teacher was on the siclt list. Roy Anderson has rented the Charley Brunkmeer farm, for thfc coming year. Claire and Raymond McKinney were visiting friends and relatives in this vicinity, a few days last week. The weather being so bad," there were not many out to League Sunday night. We hope for a better atten dence. Case Cropp has moved back fron Nebraska and has rented the Wmk Crawford farm known as the Strothi Field's place. Rainbow. Census Enumerators. F. A. Moore, the supervisor of cen sus, for this district, informs us thafc- several townships of our county, a yet, have no application for enumer ators on file, and as the applicatioijpr must be on file at his office by Janu ary 25th, it is time for these peopljt. to get in their applications, or thei township may not appear in th national census, which would ';be disgrace to the township. A hustling enumerator can earn from $3.00 ttv $4.00 per day at the job. Any perso possessing ordinary intelligence and can write plainly, can do the work. FOR SALE. THE WEAVER PLACE mi north of Forbes, by level road, 81 acre timber, pasture, alfalfa, corn land, stone quarry, apple and peach orch ards, pears, etc., small fruit. Twx houses with barns, etc. Two neve faillng wells of the best of water. Admirable place for any purpose, grass, fruit or farming and gardening, poultry, etc.. Produce gathered ill the evening is on next morningls Omaha market. ''-v" ' ": Valued at 870 per acre. May go fojr $5,000, if-sold soon. . See Alex. VanBuskirk, or apply to owner on the place. Wick Greene is helping out at MoDre & Kreek's this week. Marvin Reel, of Forest City? was in Oregon on business, Tuesday. - Another Kentuckian has arrived in town. His name is Taylor, and hfe is the chef at the Hotel Woodland. Ed Watson has returned from. Kansas City, where he has been visit ing 4his mother, Mrs. Lydia Watson, aid his brother and sister. George W. Horris shipped from Forbes, Friday of last week, 76 head of hogs to the St. Joseph, market. They averaged 213 pounds. Price re ceived, 8 i cents. The applications for hunter's li cense for 1910, are rolling in on. our county clerk, and uptoThutsday last, 20th instant, he had issued 370 li censes. Friday evening, of last week, while coasting, Mable Petree waft thrown from her sled and severely., bruised about the back, and side. She is now recovering rapidly. Married, Dec. 25, 1909, in Kinsas City, Miss Lizzie, daughter of Mrs. Lydia Watson, and Mr. John Schuler. Mrs. Schuler, until a few years ago, lived near this city, and has many relatives and friends here who wish, them a prosperous and happy life. Lost A pair of gold mounted rimless spectacles in case marked G. E. Bunker, optician, in or near the Methodist church, Sunday, Jan. It. Finder will be liberally rewarded, if returned to the parsonage. T. C. Taylor. GOULD'S "P(MONA" SPRAYEK. It'll save you $1,000 each year from your cull piles. Very powerful and large capac ity. It Is unusually powerful, fully capable of supplying four leads of hose and eight nozzles. Barrel Sprayers, S10 to Tl uPomona" is the best on the market. The "Pomona'Ms good for all ordinary orchards. It's worth S22 without barrel. Other barrel sprayers down to 1 10. It's time to order- Play ball. Both phones through Oregon. E. l. Brodbeck. Forest City, Mo.