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HOLIDAY PROGRAMS All RoomsWhat a Boy Years Old Should Know. 16 For Xmas (BY E. M. HKOOKK, SITl'EKINTRXDENT.) A portion of the afternoon J- nday Mill be devoted to brinrini to the school and to the school children tl Ulinstinas spirit. Appropriate pro grams will be rendered in all rooms Tliis is also the regular Friday after noon meeting of the High School Lit erarv society, ana a special season program will be given. There abundant music on the program and all having part have made earnest preparation which insures a good number. The public is welcome at all these programs. Exercises will be irin in the grades at 1:30 p. m., in the high school at 1:45 p. m. Come spend an hour or so with the school children and get the Christmas spirit We close today the fourth month of the term. Statements will be sent to parents Wednesday, of week following the holiday vacation. It is not enough that vou sign these cards They should be made a means of in formation as to the progress of your child from time to time. We are pleased to note that most of the teachers have aleready begun re view, we Know lrom experience as well as from observation that lessons are not thoroughly learned by going over them once. One review lesson is equal to three advance lessons for fix imr subject matter in mind. Select the important points covered during the semester those things that are of most value and hence which you are so anxious that your pupils retain dwell upon these in close,-hard, review work. Give the child a chance in his final examinations at close of seines ter. Miss Hardingcr, of the mathematics department, and Miss Carey, of the science department, will spend Christ mas with home folks, at Civil Uend and Breckenridge, Mo., respectively. State Superintendent Goss, in De cember Missouri School Journal, says a boy 16 years' old should know: How to write' a good business letter 2. How to write a good social letter '-t Rniv tn Qnpll all Mi ' wnrfls Y knows how to use, 4. How to read ordinary English with ease. . ,5. How to add a column of liinires rapidly. 't i. How to make out an ordinary ac count. ,-. . How to deduct 1(5 per the face of it. ;8. How to receipt it when paid 9. How to write an ordinary re ceipt." The above are certainly practical ana the list might De inaeimitesv ex tended. We venture to follow the idea further. 10. l hat it he expects .to oe pro moted he must do well more t han his employer expects of him. 11. That he can't smoke cigarettes, keep late hours seven nights in the week, gamble, and run ' in bad com pany and hold his job. 12. That he can get along without a great many things he thinks he has to have, and the habit of saving his earnings will prove a valuable busi ness asset. 13. That get-rich-quick schemes al ways enrich the other fellow and hon est toil and sound investment are the ,sure roads to wealth. ' 14. That it is a disgrace to misbe have in church or any other assembly and to engage in conversation when others are claiming the attention of the audience is highly impolite. 15. That noisy and boisterous people are a "bore to their associates. Tostep lightly, go quietly up and downstairs, close doors softly, speak gently and otherwise conduct themselves with sympathy and. courtesy towardaothers are duties. ' School closes Friday for one week holiday vacation, reopening Monday, January 2. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Ye,arto all. he cent from New Point and Vicinity. . John Sloan wasquite sick the first of the week. We are sorry to state that If. K. Grouse is quite sick. Hoy and Dale Bender were Mait land visitors, Saturday. Miss Pansy Roberts returned from St. Joseph, Tuesday evening. Mesdames Goodhart and Kernes visited Mrs. .1. P. Pviihl, Thursday. Mrs. Pool ey, of Oregon, came out Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. Sloan. Mr. and Mrs. Cummins spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Kieffer. Ralph Meyer and wife and Mrs. Caldwell were trading in Mound City Friday. Ina Botkin came home Saturday. Mae is to come Thursday and Leonard, Friday. John Carson and son, John, Jr., visited at Scott Carson's, the tirst of the week. Lloyd McNulty, Thos. Taylor and Hanson Murry came home with Fred Davis Friday evening. Fred and Alfie Kershaw, of Guil ford, came Saturday to visit their pa- AT T G FRYE & SONS OREGON, MISSOURI. Fine Lot Candies Fine Lot Nuts Fine Lot Bake Goods Fine Lot Celery Fine Lot Oysters Fine Lot Meats Fine Lot Canned Goods Breakfast Foods Pancake Flour Buckwheat Flour Syrups Flour Highest Quality Best Coffees On Earth Everything to Make a Good Xmas Dinner T G FRYE & SONS BOTH PHONES OREGON, MO. Farms for Sale. ! No. 1 Xo. 2 No. No. 4 100 acres, 4 miles east, good Stock and Grain farm, tf-room house, 2 Barns, other Oiit-butilmtfs, J? arm is fenced and cross fenced, 40 acress pasture, 30 acres of which is in Timber. This is a good farm and it should not be overlooked at the Price, $18,000 Terms $5,000 cash, balance i) years' time, 5 per cent interest. Where can you beat it? luO acres, 5 miles east, 140 acres in cultivation, nO acres tame grass pasture, fairly good house 4 rooms, good, New Barn, arch cave, well, cistern, Spring, reservoir and 2 windmills, well fenced and cross- fenced, land is pretty rolling, soil rich, and this farm is a bargain at the Trice, $y,o00, which is lass than $)o per acre, l cash. 320 acres, 8 miles southeast of town, 4 miles from 2 shipping points on Li. li., good improvements, well watered, well fenced, most all Hog tight, about 40 acres Timber, plenty Orchard, 45 acres wheat looking fine. This is a good Stock and Grain farm, and can be bought for $75 per acre. Owner will carry (50 per cent of the pur chase price on the land for term of years. 84 acres, :ii miles north of Forest City, small improvements, running water, uog-tight tence, land is somewhat rolling, but all good, rich soil. Price $85 per acre, $2,000 cash, balance easy terms, i per cent interest. 100 acres. 8 miles northeast, 2 small improvements, well, cistern and 2 good springs. 30 acres scattering timber, some good . creek bottom, some pretty rolling, but should sell quick. Price $(55 per acre. Terms on part. 40 acres, ill miles northwest, 6-room house, small Barn. good, new Outbuildings, such as smokehouse, chickenhouse, cribs, etc. This is a good, little farm and worth more money. Price $4,000. If this place suits you, you better get busy while it is yet 1910. 5Si acres. 4J miles woM and north of Forest City, small improve ments. Encumbrance $2,250. Price $(55 per acre. Want to sell Equity. I have other farms for sale (not advertised). Call and see me. Iioth Phones, 124. Yours for Business and Fair Dealing, A- W. COTTEN, Citizens' Bank Building, Oregon, Mo. No. No. (5 No. 7 cuts, Mr. and Mrs. Bloomer. -Mrs. Will Blakely returned from St. Joseph, Saturday, where she visit ed her (laughter, Mrs. Polley. Lula Kline returned to Oregon Wednesday after a visit here with her father and aunt, Mrs. Bayhill. Lafe Kunkel had his shoulder thrown out of place, Sunday evening. Prs. Kearney and Carson were called. Hardman & Kunkel have sold their general merchandise store at this place to a Mr. Itubv, of Albany, Mo. Mrs. Mollie I fain m and sons, of St. Joseph, came up Monday to at tend the funeral of Mrs. Hamm's mother. Mrs. "Will Acton inviteda number of the school children last Thursday evening for a general good time, and they had it. The funeral of Mrs. Hardman was held at the Christian church, Tues day afternoon. Services conducted by Kev. Augustine, pastor. Mr. Bean ford Romine. brother of Mrs. ilobt. Boswell, returned to his home in Nebraska Friday. Mrs. Bos well's mother is visiting 'her now. A mo. Lent had the misfortune to fall Saturday eveningand fractured his left arm between the elbow and wrist. He is now getting along nicely. The literary society will meet a week from Friday night. The society and band have exchanged evenings, which will make band practice Satur day evenings. Mr. and Mrs. Armack and chil dren returned home in Summersville, Kan., after a week's visit with Mrs. A.'s parents, John Boswell and wife, and three brothers. After a long illness, Mrs. Perry ITardman '"passed on," the 19th inst. Mrs. Ilardman had been sick for about six month, and most of the time her suffering had been intense. She was so patient through it all. The husband and children have the deep sympathy of many mends. Nero. To the Silent City. Ida Iona Simmons was born near Bockford, Winnebago county. 111., December 10. 1ST0. She died Decem ber 12. 1910. She removed to Holt county. Mo . in 171. and has lived in or near Mound City t hirtv-nine vears. She was married to Oscar E. Pike. July 2(5, WXl One child blessed this union, l lie deceased leaves to mourn her departure husband and daughter. her brother. Oliver Simmons, and her sister, Mrs. William McKee. Sister Fike, during the two year she was sick, manifested a spirit of Christian patience. Everything that love could suggest was done to relieve her sufferings. The funeral services were conducted at the home Tuesday by Rev. R. L. Thompson, pastor of the Methodist church, and the remains were in terred in the Mound City cemetery T., in Mound Citv News. The death of Mrs. Oscar Fike, of t his city, occurred Monday morning, after a few days' illness. For some time Mrs. Fike has been subject to progressive paralysis and it was an at tack of this which resulted in her death. Ida Iona Simmons was born near Roekford, Winnebago county, 111., December 10, 1870, and died Decem ber 12, 1910, aged 40 years and 2 days. She moved with her parents to Holt countv in 1871 and has since that time resided in and near Mound City. She was united in marriage to Os car E. Fike, July 2(5, 1803. To this union one child was born. Besides her husband and daughter, Avis, she is susvived by her mother, Mrs. Han nah Simmons: her sister, Mrs. Wm. McKee, and her brother, Oliver. Her father and one brother have preceded her. i Tne funeral services were conducted bv Rev. R. L. Thompson, of the Methodist church, Tuesday and in tennent made in the old city ceme tery Jeffersonian. . dav; Information was seceived here this week of the death of Moses C. Brine gar, an old-time resident oi tne uraig icinity. Mr. Brinegar's death oc urred at the family home near Rulo, eb., on Saturday, December 10. He ,as acred 57 vears. months and 28 s. The deceased had lived here many ,'ears, moving to Nebraska about tive ears ago Craig Leader. t Willie Vaughn, aged IS years, died at'the home ofhis grandpa'rentS, Jlr. and Mrs. Anthony Ousley, t hree miles north of Craig, on Wednesday, De cember 14. His death was caused by an attack of pneumonia, and the on ng man was sick only three days. This boy had spctft nearly his whole life in the vicinity of Craig, and the announcement of his sudden demise was received with keen regret by all. Craig Leader. Mr. A. L. B. Bevier was born July 10, 1820, at Albany, Ulster county, N. where his early life was spent: at the age of 21 he was united in mar riage to Miss Adline Misner, also of Ubiny. To this union fourteen chil dren were born, tive of whom preced ed them to the other shore. In 1887 Mr. Bevier came to make his home with his daughter, Mrs P. L. Smirl, of Craig, who cared for him through his suffering with a devotion that was tender and constant until his death, which was caused by pneumo nia, Decembsr S, 1910, aged 90 years. months and 8 days Craig Leader. Arthur Clarence Breckenridge was born at Forest City. Mo., May 25, 1830, ged .'W years,.ti months, 11 days. He died at the home of his father, John Breckenridge, Tuesday, December (5. at 1 o'clock. He came to make his home with his brother, Bert Breckenridge, October 19. He had been sick two years with diabetes. He had been with his fa ther two weeks when he suddenly took pneumoilia and died in just ;(5 hours. He had been heard to say that lie had come home to get weil or to ie. White Cloud (Kan.) Globe. JOIN THE BIG EXCURSION OF THE nternational Land and Investment Company of Omaha, to the Gulf Coast Country of Texas, TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1911. Special Train of Pullman Sleepers and Dining Car. Round trip rate from St. Joseph or Kansas City only $25.00. Tickets from Forest Citv only $20.20: good for 20 days and for stop-overs. Sleeping car berths and meals only 51.50 per day for entire trip. You will enjoy the outing as well as seeing the best land in Texas. For pamphlets or further informa tion, write or call on A. W. COTTEN, DISTRICT AGENT, OREGON, : : MISSOURI. 9 ECEIVER'S SALE M. M. and J. B. Payne Stock of Merchandise Leader: At Oregon Until further notice. I will make the the following prices and discounts. 10 Per Cent Discount on all Dress Goods. 15 Per Cent Discount on all Men's Dress Shirts. 20 Per Cent Discount on all Shoes and Slippers. 10 Per Cent Discount on all Ties. 15 Per Cent Discount on Cloaks, Caps, Sweaters. 50c Suspenders 25c 100 Pair Shoes, at per pair 50c 100 Pair Pants, at per pair : . .$1.00 Men's Suits 5.00 50c Mufflers 25c 500 pounds Christmas Candies, no chalk, but good Candy, at per pound 25c and. . . 10c Bed Sheets, 72x90, at -. 75c Bed Sheets, 81x90, at 90c All Lawn Goods at Cost Come. in and see me, I will treat you right," and sell you goods cheaper than anybody. ' JOHN SPEER, RECEIVER FOR M. M. & X B. PAYNE. Santas' Headquarters lM "TBI Variety Store OREGON, MISSOURI. Here you will find everything the heart can wish for the Glad Christmas Time. Something for the Ladies.' Gentlemen, Boys Girls and Babies. Do not fail to come and see our stock. We know we can please you. and we know that the prices will also please you. TRE VARIETY STORE' j Uncle Jeremiah Kelley, of Forest City, now 80 years old, came up to see The Sentinel force Tuesday, on his return from the funeral services of Mrs. Perry Ilardman. lie is in good health, but his optics he says are not what thev used to be. A temporary organization of the Homesteaders will Imj affected on Jan uary 2. and policy holders wi!! be duly notified of the hour and place. The aid society of "he Christian church have a number ot useful nov elties for Christmas gifts. Thev can be seen at the home of Mrs. C. O. Froud.