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MlMourl Hiitoilciil Bcvliw OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1911. NUMBER 47. 4(vrn YEAR. lie lilf mnm The Go lien Gazette. No, H'n imt ti yellow Jnitinnl Allll It lll'tlllll' IHeilllllllll, Anil lt eiliniins uic 'iiiillmil In Mr Icily Im-ul liifnriu:rltni. Hill we llstll til Wllll'll lll-Olllllllt Wit li nil I'liucrm'.. ciMalli. Ami It n ui'lii il n every I'rliluy Willi prii'lslnn lualhi'iii.illc. Ycs.lC lltlti).'. -stll I iiml inlnlcil On ii itrutiililliiil t'uiiililx'll t t .-. Ami It li i' n I'lli'iiliitlmi lnl Iwnlliim.iiml tlii'y irofi'. Hut 11" IiuiiiihI uihI l.ivni"lmi'l lonnmiil TlihiiiKli llit'enmitr) llitllllllllltllll Till It- l lite. Il lMltlllMllll ll Ami I ilmiliy wernniil. II lii' lot - i T Inti'lv tnrlr I.Ike " I ! lilirlv Pilule's Illlili'." Ami tin- ii'tl loit'o in'it. I. iili. nil In ii irmly limit' "In.lile." Hut llknl in n-iiil tin' IimN Ami luiw tlicUmlivii Oitm-t Huml V III tfltl! Illl 'llll'lllllllltlt'llt In i ru t u puliUe .l.nul. Iluw ilict'onKiM'liiin-li i.ilnli il lly tin- f 1 1 1 1 1 1 fit 1 l:nlh-' ulil, Ami tin-1 hi ii !! (air lunl nlnuM lil'V. .llllli s' sul'iy iiii. Ami tin- news Hi.il M.iHlf lllus-lus llml a visiter Mum Inwn lliiiiiliil In .nriiis.iim liil're.1 Tin1 ill iiiir lii-iii-iui llrmwi. Ilul mi- tlllulivrlln' ii iliillar. Ami we tl.e lliililliu mis'Llv . i ur wi Mini ii liitliut tili-iiMin- In t Ii W iii:iliil .iil'fiililuiiril vv. eiy Ami IIivMsiM i'f i'lty im-i I Lilly il.tlnii Siiiuhiy timii', Ni-vi r tlulll ii- III..' Ilu inlii-C t If Hint llllli' me (iniii Iiiiiiii'. I iilili iilllliil A Charming Reception. I rlil. iv afternoon last, M .ii oh .'II. f i 2 Illl ii. Mo. C. II. I'llee. Mis. 1'ied I'hllhrlck and Miss Ida Itult'.N most eharinlnnly entertained tlit'lr lady friends with a Japanese tea. at llii' lintel Woodland. Tilt' lli-s on anlval, and lelltiicil of wraps, wcic nlvt'it !t souvenir of ficsh and frat mil carnations. Thatcher's oielu-sl 1:1 was seated In Hit' rcadlnn iiiiiiii, llial was handsomely thcoraicd In pint.' ami white, and icmleicd u inoLvaiii of plcaslnn iiiiiiilit'ls. Tin' stairways, liall, anil reception rooms were all tastefully decorated In pink and while, anil Hid clcnanl re I'icshments scried were in harmony wllli these colors. Tea and ni Imt tcfrcsliinciits weie MTM'il In a Japanese ioimii. where all dcciir.it ion vM.-it- In tasteful harmony wild t In name: xvhcic the candle liimii'il anil mm eel Incense lilted Hit1 iilr. (Sui-sts weiv served In ntnups til twenty, al live laliles, :il each nf wlili'li a u iif-t served the tea, ami I ft I In snurkllnn enliveisitlun anil l it'll it- parte, tliii-ts were received In I In parlors nf Hie lintel, where the I Hoof hostesses inaile their unols feel nlad by their slnccio cordiality anil n cloiisiiess. Mr-. Allen Caskey. nf ok mulnce, Ok., who Is hem vllllnn her patents, ami Miss Mary Price. ass. 4-tl In the htmiils nf this ilelluhl fill li ft il loll. This Is unit of the times we wished to have liven classed In the feminine Ki-mli r. Cobs Bring Fame and Cash. Corncoh pipes continue to liilnj: fame lo Missouri ami sheckels lo the live towns which make a specially nf luanuhicturlui; unit shipping them to the cousuiuiiiu' centers. This uulipie industry , the enliven Inn of ioiikIi ami practL'ally worthless enrncohs Into a t'omiiioillty which is in uie.u demaml the worlil over, while still In its in- fiiiicy, nelleil seseii factories ."ii,IH In the year HMD. These ate advance Hun i t's made public hy l.ahor Com mlssloiier.l. ('. A. Miller. In cohplpes aloni! the production of Itdii aim li-il to '.'.'i.tWiSI pipes, all made from Missouri corneohs, 1'our teen ordinary cohplpes w i luli a ptmml and HkuiIiik thus the many millions of pipes welched I,SSH,.'IIH pounds. Tlie center of the corncoh pipe In dustry Is In Washington, a llourlshiiiK inanufacturliik' cnmniiiiilly of l-'rank-Ilu county, about lifty-tluee mllesoul tif St, l.ouls. It i-oiil alns three of Hut seven factories of the state. I'lilon, In the same county, Owensvllle in liascoiiadt! county, Howling (irccn in Pike county and llolstelu In Warren county, each has one. Tlieiilil i'iiliilii'iui tlie nluilnn' .III Willi. Iiiiiiii ry'llke Inr lis iiinriilutf Illl, Wlii'ii iil'iiiuliiii 1'iiiiit-s In III. Hlmliiiri'liiilr Anil turns with u smile in llml II llirri". Il I. htnlni'il wllli the mlnuW'il siulli'. mill ti'ar Tl'itt liiii'ilrli'l f rum Ilu- lii'iii I d( ltilrl(t liiKyi'iii'si 1 1 lilts S.-.'ll llllli lllUUll.lt llllH M'l'll llllli Wt t'll, Il liiiHKii'll lliu Inllltflit Nliiiiliinst'iti'ii, While with tlirlr ilri'iims, iiYr h. nulnu' fiu'i', Tuiii'lilns: hN si iiiiiUt wllli clillilhinnU uriu'i', Hint many srcirls the nlil iilpu knows lit mi i ilil mini's t'lulsieri'il Iiuim m anil ii' Tin' Hlilspi'ri'il prayer ami the muilli'il slvh, Ami the fitr-iiff vlsluii In his eye. Hut It Wi'i-ps the rullli, iiml It will nut It'll ftay il' iiml luxi In the alk'lii'ti ibtell. Cmiiriiilt's true, t hut uu silll uliltlii tine In thu IiiihIi nf I lit) eii'iitlili'. 'I'lif inn n urnnsnlil, mill thu iIukiiihiIiii Hum ii i lit' 1 1 lliu nltl cull IihiUh llku him! - I.urry lln. In Ht. I'uiil HUptcli Mrs. .1, A. Kn-ok, who lias iitiltf sick, Is now some better. been (MISKKVK fiOTII WKIHMXIi HAY Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer Observe Thicr 60th Wedding Anniversary. With the i-cMiiliii; of the ul uNtune ptliiK' time, tin TncMl.iyiif t hi-week. pill I, lull. "I ncle" (Sunne Meyer unil Mis. Maiy Ann Ktinkel-Meyei. ronntllnu out sixty yeais or tinniest U' happiness, paiiseil a innmenl In the lee of Ihelr sKtleth inlli'stnne mark Ill); their matttinimlal Journey. In it" new with I'laspttl hanils ntitl In tin- mini! hearts, the pletlnes of HiMHy mil ileviitloli inaile at the aiiar when life was ynnnn anil hopes weie lilyli. Ml!. AM MISS. ( Siirioiiniled hi Ihelr lowd oin-s. with the sprlny spirit ahoiil thein.-l nele" (Storye and his heltived he'pmale In-1 Kan the descent Into Hie mlt'Coveied I ,-..t.. ii..,i il... ..nil iii n ti:iii. tiill. peaceful old uue. ' OwlHjf to Mr. Meier's feehle health. I il was a itilet allalr. only the Inline- dlale memlH'rs of the famllv. ami a few of the chosen fih iiils lieln m-s. ' em. The 11101 marked or lhee he-, i im same posmnn mat it t ikvu- William M. Mollis. Mr.'pled ill April. l-'U. Moieover the I til! Miii-il. lieliiL' ineseiit at Ihe wetlillni: ' sixty years u'o. He was I licit- with Ids fa'lhcr ami mol her. Oakley Morris of lllckoly township, and was ; y ears old at the' lime. S.ild Mr. Mever In the repoiter: "This is reallv i lie most glorious mo- meiit of mv life. I know now why I ...... .. eau s.tv: tiiMi tui-ss my eiiiiuieu. i ,,i .iii',,r Mm 1,'iv.. uiinil time and ho happv ami contented liecause I am happi ami contented and -at peace wllh'all Hie world: ami so Is mot her." The wcil.liutf id sixty years api was Ihe event of that lime Inoiirspaisely settled county; Ihey came hoisi-back hi the rude rami waKiin, and many walked ror miles to the old home of Jacob Kimkel, In then Nodaway township, which at thai I line Includ ed Hie eiillie lenilory from Ihe iiiuulh of the Nodaway tna llueiioilli of Skiiliuoie The vm-sls numbeied mine than an hundred, ami the cut lie population id Ihe county was less than I.ihiii sniiis, ( iieu'ou was Iheonly low n then III existence In Ihe county. Tlie old Kllllkle place wlieut Ihe uciIiIIiil' iiccurieil Is now In Hickory township, ami is owned hy Charles lloriiecknr. Tlie bride worn a dress or white mull, made with full waist anil lull skirt: wldl it slippers, and a wreath ofi arlilielal oranu'e hlosstims and Mary Ann Kunkel never looked sweeter than then. .1 list sixty rars n.i. ilrar ulfc, Slni'e ynu iiml I were wt'il, Tml.i) 'sun r sixtieth Miililliiii iluy Wht'iti can Ihe years hum lli'tlir Am I llml sliy unil awUnuol ynuth Am ynu I Imt mulilt'ii fall' Willi sIIiit ihii'iiils umiuitf Ilu' curls 'I'll at uiii'e was snlili'ii liuli'V I iiuturi'iiti fnui t llieiliiy Thut mailt' ynu nil my un, Viiiii lips like li'iiiptlimi'lH'rili's rip.'. Vlllir I'lll't'ks like ttlsl's lllllWII, Vuitr sweet eyes .IiIiiIiik lului'i iissiars In f.iney yt'l I .fi'i Aiul yen that iluy than nil Ilu wnilil Went ilfiirei fur In Hit-. Ami yi't.ili'iil hi'iirl. I l,nu thai I Uic hi'tter fur tii'iluy Than e'en I Invi'il licit muhli n fair The wife Ihiit'snhl unit k'ruy. Ami I will piny Hint ynu unit I May walk life's irulilt'ii siinils I'uiil we rviit'li that lictti'i' phice, The hiiiisi' nut minle with liuliils. The survlvlni; clilldren of this con-1 pie planned to celebrate thu day by' cominir ttik'ethur in thu old home stead, where they wort! all born; where childhood's happiest hours had ' lioen spent; whew Ihelr weddings were heltl and where many or their chlKiri-n were Horn, tor n was inime dlately folltiwiiiK Mr. Meyer's Wl'd dlHU that, he becamu the owner of thu present old homestead now occupied hy Ids son Sol. It was here on this Continued on Second Page. Appomatoxs Forty-Sixth Year. (in Smithy next. April n, eonies the fiirty-shUi annlvt'isary of the surreii iler at Appomatnv, In spite nf the liemeinloiis eonlllets that have Inter vened, the event'sslKlilllciin-ehas not failed. Mine spei'tni'iilar eaplt illations 1'iere have lieeii than that tr l.i-ii: nmie has heen more momenlotis. Kor the siiriender or the ."io.O'ni men -all that weie It-rt nl the rin.niui eonstltnt Inutile army of Noilheiii Vhclula, n rmlnluht pievlons. On that iiilet Sunday aft inonn In the Mol.ean lion.e, was only the last of theu-at lilntvs whleh (iiant had hten deiillin: tlie Stmt Ii thit'iiuh Meade. Sheiman, Slieililan and Thomas. SKI HSU K MKYKIS. AppoiiiaUi w:is ilu- eiilinlnatinii or Hie eampaln wiilcli t.iam nan planned when he look command of Hie armies of t lie I'lilled States the .necetiini: year, l or intee years i mi hiiiulied miles helweeii WashliiKlmi I anil liiciunonn nan ineu louiii over, and in April, Mil. after a lo.sof S '" men, tne army oi me i oioiu.ie was lacing Its aniauonisi in almost aclileiemeiits that mluhl have heen .possible even without the crushliU! of i lv had heen lost lhrouli the lack of 'cd relat Ion" or the Northern foices. The armies of (Irani It . said hail moved "without conceit, like horses liiahalkyteani.no Iwo ever pull- - Im; loellier." . I, i . ..L .. I.....I....1..I. 1...,, I., tin. i -'.- . .advancement of Aiiietlea as a whole i liut Anpoinatox ha Its principal tin pnrlanco. Several nations stood ahead or the fulled Slates In popii- ! lalloii In lsii.i. A still laiuer nuinlier 'd I hem ranked this country In ,,.,,,, .:,m.,m ri-mutiHil lor many u.;,r, alter that lime the leader In 1 ,. H(ir,i i,istilal ami llnanelal activities. In mil all lids has In fhauui'il. We p.is.ed Kiiulaud In Ihe extent of our uiantif.ici urei.s In l-'n, t.. i i i.... i.. tun-. .....i i.. i... II HUH III I M I 1 fun in n;i. nun in illl' .., I,., i I.. i.iii .iii hi i ii.ii ill hum , .iiKi.iiM, led all Ihe lest nf Hie world in all those Ileitis In Hio-e years, and dm"' still. ( In r leiiileishlp In these Indus- 1 1 it's Mini Ilu. nice has helped luylU' us an ascendency in Hie alTalr? ni tin' fwirld which is even moie marked (hauls our primacy In population and wealth. Thioimh Its I ii tt in-1 ii n I'tiltnl Stales advaiiceim-ut , and I hence on J worlil development Apptiuatox Is a Kieat date mark in the hUtnry ofcl. illaiion. W lit'ti iiskeil w hul stall' hi' halts ftiitii. Our Mile it ply .hull hi-, lit I'll Ill's fl'lllll A IHIIIIIIIX, AiiiI It. famous iippli. In e. March Realty Transactions. The real estatn sales 'lurilik' the 'month of Match reached a total largely In excess of the same month a j year ak'o, and Is the laiwst March sales ever known lieie, Imt the total ' for tlie three niont lis of the year are tl.VJ,H-.'ii below the same period of lliin. 1 The. total warranty' transact Inns for . Maich, Hill, totalled Ku0,."il4, while those of Match, lUln, leached Hi:i,7.'i7. '.The total warranty deals for the tlrst thiett months of mil reached !T,'VJ., ; while for the same period In minthey i!ii!i. !::.:(. ! The followlnt? Is the summary of i the sales lecorded iIiiiIiik' the mouth ' of March for Hit) past several years, and Hie Hist three months of the , year: March. :i months. . tn2,iisii . :nis,i is . h.Vi.V 7"iH,i"i7 . 7.vi,un . it.lil,2U2 . ,VI7,I.'I2 . (K7,:mH . (at,227 . 7.1tl,87 . I,l27,.l.'i4 . 974,5J.- ',il Kl,H(l'J ... moi nu,.-).... IIMIL' :H(T,7 . . . . iiio.t .'im.tiin.... 1IK1I .Vl,(iS . . . . inn;, .'1,721.... . Iluul 'inu n.T .n... 'i-.t'uin .' "nV'I ' "ihs'""!!! , J ihVVm lttll 070,541. IMXIIIXIJ SKVKXTV YKAHS. The Holt County Court Created in 1041Bccn Grinding Ever Since. IV. Lewis township was :t.o divided Into four districts; Simpson Noland, Win. Walker, .las. Templelon, lllank Slephensoii. merseers. NMinahotna township had lint two illstilets; the ovei.eers weie H.tvld Knllsli, Is.tae Teho. (' ark tmviishlp had sv dlst rlels: V. (S. I'lislt, m. Shaip. II. O. ISonntl' lice. II. H. (iarrlson, Wm. Mooney lull, S. ('. I'lijfiil , oM'tseers. At the IVhriiary tenn, ll'in, lili'li- aril tSlllett. eoloretl. was nami-il as overseer for the ComiIiil' dlslilol: the IIM eoltiied oelst-el of Hie eoillily. Molt eoiinlv Is iinu iiivnii'ii into ..i I dlst i lets, e.ieh ti'honl district const! ttillliu' a lo.nl dlst t let. The aiiiKirtliiiimt'iil of the school moneys made In M.'i was made solely ..ii islliiKilrtl ennmi'iatioii. In Is Is i in' tli.t oitli'l.il eiimiieiallon was tiled 'wiiU I tilkland II. Martin, then slati siijm'i inlenili'li' of si'hiiols. The . numeral inn was made hy lowii-hlp. .ilul sltoweil lln- follow hit:: Lewis .wn.lilp. .S'Ki chllilicn: llenloti, ': , .m,iw.i. L'T'.i; li.ill.is. o.l: total, --o, i The ioi;il iiniotiiit id slate money ap- piMtiMiied was in nun. iioit UMiiiiiy had l.hll school ehlltllell. the la!'- s.'hool liitnl upportloiietl lo Hie coiinty was s7.i;i'i; the lotiil paid for vhonis In I'.ilo was ii'.tl..i;;: T.1 schtHil list ilcis, seven of which are special: ll'i teachers, " sehoolhoiises, and ll.'i si'liool rooms: paid in leaclieis' wajjes, M7.SI:'. and the estimated value of the si'liool pioperly, M f.M'Hi. In Hie earlier days of Hie county ,,,,,,.,, ,s (, frm H,,., .ue enabled to say whether the conn tv treasurer was iettilieil to keep an' account with Hie vailniis scliool ills nlcls, hut today, he Is ii iplltetl to do so, and open an account with the teachers, Incidental, ami bullilliik' fluid in each school district, In addi tion to the various county funds. A I thfSi'pli-mher, 111, termlSllbcit I Say was appointed county treasiiier.aiidal Hie January . IM2, term he made his Hist .settlement wlihtliecouil. which si imted a total balance of 2.'i cenls on baud. Neville Hlckson. our ent Icountv tieasim-r. ,, in hN Noii-inhcr, lliln. M'ltleinent. showed a balance or W'-lIUI. beloimlnloHies'eeial filixl-: Ueii'.'ral ftnul. Tl.2s2; selmol illstilcts, tK'-iK: io.nl ilisiilcts, 2.s-is. The Hist onler .iinil t iiiiiintr the county revenue was made al Ihe Sep leinher. 1MII. term nt the coillls. The order lecltid that t"iHti would he uec essaiy In defray Hie expenses of the coiiniy for that year, and mailt' Hie rollowlnu levy: The county tax shall exceed Ihe slate tax Ion percent; II- . fi.,, ! censes except ferry, the county lax .... . , .shall exceed Ihe stale tax Inn per cent: on feriles, Hie eotiuly and slate lax 1 shall he Ihe same. At tint May term. lUln, the court made Its annual tax I l.n'l i I'., i- m.l til I i Hill llllsllk lw Ii II 1 1 HI i,...: i in... .1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I , if Tt liUIIII,! I I HI It I i-' I'M , road and hildue. I.V on Iho tlnn val I mil Ion a tolal of .V.c. The leicnuc I Irtnn lids levy was estimated al s'Js, ,ooo anil was a)poi'tloued as follow s: lload ami hiltle fund t .'i.onn jCounly oiliceis' fund u.uihi iCniitliDient fund I'oor and Insane 2.'uu Jury, witness, etc .V.imi Total 2S.0IKI At Ihe .Maich term. ls7H, of tin court . In accoidaiice with an act of the lesaliue, Hie county was ill vltled lutolwoillstrlcls. Idsirlcl No. I was and is still composed of the townships of Lewis, I'oiesl, ItlKl-low, Nodaway. Minion and Tin ties. is trlcl No. 2 was composed of Hickory, Clay, llenloii, Liberty, I'nlon ami Lincoln, rorest at thai Hum was known as West Lewis, and Minion was created from lliyclow and West Lewis. The Hist eider for a neneral elec tion to be heltl In Ihe county was made at the July term, is 12, at which time the older states that one state senator, one lepn-sentallve, thicn county Judues, two Justices of Ihe peace, one assessor, ami one constable were lo he elected, and desluualeil the 1st Tuesday in Annus! as Hie day id election, and deslunaled Dial the nollliiL' nlaces should heal Hut home id Itoherl Watson In Nodaway town shin: at II. (S. Nolaud's in Lewis township; al John. Matthews' In Clark township, and Simon Pierce's In Nlsh- nalxitna township- hut rotir polling places In Ihe county, at that time, t-AI. Priissmaii, of Clay towiishp, was here Saturday last, looking after some business matters. March Weather, The inolilli Just p.issed h:is heell close to the norui.tl line In leniiera- lure. It mav he said to have heen piacllc.tlly aliuormal as to rain ami snow, ami normal in temperai tire. March a year an was the warmest March eier know n here, which was .VI decrees, while lor the month Just p.issnl it was I'J lticiKiriil.il lor the month Is In. We should have had V, inches nl snow ami inches or rain, nut the mouth Tor lull fell far lielow these marking. While the uroumlhotf saw his sha dow, he has not hrouuhl us much winter ilurlmr the sl weeks, for rehruary wns;i devices ahoie normal ami Match was 'J iIcltccs ahoie nor mal, with htith snow and rain far In low the normal (Unit's. Mncli f.uui wotk was done dinlim the month. ami the oat ciop all In tiefme Hie end id the mouth came. The etiemes for the month or March, lull, have heen: Max. tl'll' I.l I tl II li'.i in II II nil l h :M ;-j in i; i "i is Mean maimum. ."iT. Mean uiinliuuin. Mean. V. I'rei'lpitatlou. vhmIiI In -I hoiiis, ,ii on "Hi: tiace.s of rain on In 21. Jti. 27. ;il. Trace id snow on l'h ami ItNi Thumleraml Itulit iiIiik on nth. r clear days: 1 1 cloudy days ami 1 1 partly cloudy. The month came In lamhllke and went out as a half-mown Hon. Sudden Death. William J. Walker. aed lit! yeais, died .suddenly In Sl.Josepheaily Sun day ttitii liiilj last. A pi il 2. It'll. Ho was the son id "I'licle" Illlly Walker, who located In Holt county in ixiu. lot-allni: on the laud Just south id Ihe oilKlual (itiiine (Stills laud, which Is now within tin.' coiporatc limits of Mound Clt.v. The eltlei Walker was ttilte a chaiacter hi those days, and was (.'i-neially known as 'lti Walk nr." from hi mires. In :it'iiililm.' proper! v in swine. It has been nar rated that he was in the habit nf rimcliii; In any sow with a litter of plus he hapiH-iu-d to llml in the wild lint turns. These lie look care to mark, ami they, of couise, became hi pioperty. Tim family weie stionu Soulbern svmiialhlers. ami on the comliiK on of the Civil war. ihey left Holt county. They weie of Kentucky stock. The deceased was hoi n on the old lioinc place, which Is now owned, we believe, by Delia (iillls. in August, s, He sci M il In the I'oufedeiate ; army, and at the el id the war went tu ISIchaiilsim county, Nebras ka, when1 lie farmed, anil ill IU02 lo cated ill SI. Joseph, wheie he has In en act hi).' as a uieichanis' police man, lie leaves a widow ami s children, lie was Inn led al Salem, Neb. Down at the Depot. Aueul Morgan, of Tin- (Heu'on In leriiib.in lailway, Is boiii as busy a man as we have in lids seel Ion, lorbe has I ice n a very busy man ilnrlim the month of Maich. Theie has been a total tomiane of 2,mi,s7n pounds id rreiuhl haiulleil iluil ii the iminlh lust nassei . (if tills l,.is!i,;i.,ii was receiied and linVill was forwanleil of Ihe car load lots 21 car loads were leeched and 2s I'm winded, a total ol .V.' car lo.uls handled durliiL' Ihe uioutli id March. Kor the three months of mil, the road handled I In our loail lots, no he lm: received and s.'i belnu rorwaided: of Ihe received I hero weie III of coal. 12 id lumber and ." nf sand. There weie .Ml cars of lions, II of cattle and in of hay shipped out. The tolal Unmade handled for the three months was .i.ii.ni.liiu pounds. These totals are exclusive of express business .1. II. Turtle, one of the promi nent artists of Kansas, was here for a few days Ihe past week, ilslthin his ralher-ln-law, II. K. I'eiet, aniiliroth or John and sister Hint. Mr. Turtle back In the lulu mi's resided here, leavlnn here In lh'. lln hasnrown and developed Into one of tlie most conspicuous pbotonrapbers of his state. He attended Hie Arts and Crarts school, lately in session In Si. Joseph, and on adjournment came up to see thu folks. Ilu Is now liviiu,' at Downs, Kan. llotKTt Montnomery ami wife have returned home after a visit with Harry Huiinan and wife, of Jefferson City. Mr. MontKomury was unite sick while there, hut Is slowly k-I Ini; Ids normal condition. SINli TIIK MKSSIAII. The Great Musical Festival at I.indsborg-'-Anicrica's Obcramntcrgau. l Hit In the little tow n id Lliidsboru'. on Hie bio.ul. hlu'b pralrlt-sor Kansas, each siirliii: dm Iiil lloh week, i her.. Is held a sacietl musical' rest iial.proli- amy wiiiioiii an enual counterpart In Ihe ent he world. I'our times each year fitm sInccis of Hie little Swedish eolniiv arnil LlniMinrK shitf llandel s ' oralorln. I'he Messiah." and Ihev sIiil' It an only lhat many pi'isons naturally mu sical can slnjr II ileioiitlt. ihankrnl- l. ami Willi leal feiinr. Then' Is mil another chorus like. the one al Llntsl-irK In the countrv. piobahly in,i m the Mniiil. ami It Is said dial in many waysihenuh event which mat be compantl with the. l.llldsboi. "Messiah" resllial Is the devotion ami Termr id the pheasauls of the village of l ibeia etnall ill present lu their I'.is.im, I'l.iy. Tin- feslhal at LintsKirn has been an eieiil in Kansas ror 2n yeais, hul. II has only become known to the pio pie oiilsiil,. n. .);,,,. ullbln the past few yeais. I in il,,. Hi.i i,.aisof IN exl.leiice lie- annual festival was jltell Inl Ihe i-sptt-lal beliellt of the llllli' colony ol Swedes who had set tled aioiiinl and in Llud.hnii:. Il "as a r Imlcr l,. ii iii ol Hie peace, pieservallnii and pinspertly lliat has t-oiiie lo the pllnilliis fiom Swetli'ii, I'enple travel liuinlicil. of miles to hear II Messiah" at Llnilsbore. Some k'o llial distance for a weallnn. some out of curiosity. Inn i lie major ity make (he journey In hear the wonilerrul chorus, actuated only by Ihelr line lor Hie beautiful and sa- cit d In music, l-'roiu 12.111111 o2ii,ihhi persuns Join net to Llndsboin each year birthe festival. Critics f lull parts id Hie country bale heaid the meal chorus or iwi men ami women ami they liave pronminceil Hie festi val without an eipial. Nearly every person In and around Lluilshoi i'.iii slut; or play some mu sical hit riuueul. and they can dolt aitlstlcally, IIcsI.Icn Hic chorus of neai ly nun, tliere Ix an inchest ra and hind of u pieces, and either one of these nriMnl.ai inns can put to shame many of I he musical companies of I lie cities These people sIiik anil play for I he pine love and enjoyment, ol Ihe iniislc. Youth and old aire, stand and slim lok'eiher. Tlicic are many iay beads of those stautlliik' beside yoiinu men ami women wiib Unlit, il.ixeii hair. Theie aie men and women In that. Choi us and oichesiia who satin In Ihe II i t "Mt-sslairrcsiival ami Ihey have not mlssetl a concert in the 2i years. The llr-t cniiceil is always nlu-u on I'.iliu Sunday. Thlsyeai IliN t'luncs Sunday of nexl week, Apili u. The secniid colicetl will be nlvtli A pi II II, iSnod I'llday, unil Ihe lldiil, leister, A Pill In. There will he in miscellaneous con t'd Is din hip; I he year, aiiioun which will be one by I.Vi childien. These concetls will be accompauled hy an tiichi'si ia of in pieces. Been Here Quite a While. "I'ncle" I'ldl. Kolliuer, of near I'oiesl ( lly, was In (own Thursday last, vlsliliin wllli his old Ort-nnu Ii lends, lie Is nnu s years oltl, ami except illl! Ills slnht. wldch seems to I he sllnblly iiiipalied, is enjoy Inn ex cellent health, lie Is amniin the old n-sldeiiters. havinn come here in I Wit, ami the billow inn year helped to mould the brick llial went into the hiilldlnn known as the ( idd-IVIIows' ami Masonic bulldlnn- A man named Clark was the contractor, who put up Hie bulldlnn for Samuel I'tter. Ho Is a veteran of the civil war. havinn served in the old 2nlh Mo. Inl'aiiliy, and was taken prisoner at Lexington. He was Mipcilutcnilciil of the county lariii diiiiun Ihe yeais Iskii.su, and Ihen lelired tu a farm In I'orest tow iishln. Our Napier coriespouilent last, week inenlloned Ihe death of A. J. Itrow ii, which occurred at Spokane, Wash., March 12. Ilu was moru fa miliarly known as "Jack," and was formerly a resident of lids county, and lived In I'nlon township. Ho leaves a wife and two slstorsj tlieso are, Mrs. .Inn. O. Keaster and Mrs. .las. II, Hall, id lleuton township; ho also leaves a brother ami several chil dren, lie was 7.'i years old, past. We are sorry Indeed to learn that. Joe II. Williams and family, of I'or est City, will remove to Savannah, where Mr. Williams has accepted a position. Their depart tire Isa positive loss to that community.