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THE SEXTIXEL f.) noiivs.s 4 i;i km. En t red at I he 'iojAak , OreOf i M o. as Second Clasv Matter A WV.lfl) . sparer feroed to the Interest of the Isest County In the l.'nion. TEftMS: tl SO Pr Ttr. WtUk Ikt tfatt fllwli Tr list m tttairilssMht !'. IttrtUtMsaU I wtUk jour ittoeriftktt it ail. Friday, April IS. 1013. Obituary. mm. Klluteth ilornecker, nee, Mhorb, a born In Augen, fladen, June 4. 12 She was united In mar riage to John Horrjecfcer. Sept 'S,, J1! IV, This union wasbleksed with fle children, three boy and two girls She carne to this count) In lhAl,in'l located In Holt county and lived on a txtm ner .Vev Point. Her husband died, Jxn 'l.:'r.. and three years later she moved to Oregon where she lived unMI h!r demise In K'i she accepted Christ a.s her personal Savior, under the labor of lie !-cht. and Wllllarr. Flegen ha urn, and unl'ed t.h the Methodist Episcopal church of which she re mained faithful fi.-rr.rr until her end. Hliter Hornecker was a devoti.d Christian, and to honor her Master her he'irt i desire md to gladden the heirti of fhov; ai.i, horn he erte In onir'. She wav er fori'l Of fJOA-fl. .Hj.J !,!; J. tfl AlS'l"-Cirtt aiiii inern. fi'i i w.itterei r;i Ahlle M.i! Jl v-'! Hit home was a oj.i-i for trleri'U iml ntr4iii;f. iii'l her h'Apltail') far known To Know lii-r u.iMfit loter h"r I t i'fers the hvl li-en Mi!Irlii.. h'.i t,u It In a ( lifN'liti kilrt. without a murmur, lor omi; I ir. .t lslre Ui v.'i home wa fre'iientl eTpreiv;'!, ti.fl. f.'.jl .... I a . t ... ...! I. I. ".ll'ii rif 111 irJ 1 ri I 'lis i;rat. rrttr n-insel h i of all! I sulTerliiir and pln. Apri1 12. I'U.i She leaves to mourn t-r d"-ath, tlir-e soiis, one shter VI .rand-rhlN dren and f'.ur mmI ir.ind.rhlldreu' their Iias Is her if.iln l! W. .. .Meyer prwhwl ih fiin-ral and was assisted l l!ev HoU-rtx. and I ri t r m ni. t(iik place at the Nodaway (er man M i: rhurrh. Moi.da) Aplh II. S Olihuary. Mrs. May CaiMii Turin1), wife of lohii Tuiiie), .Ir . a Ixnu April II, IK,, ami passed away April '. I!i.'l, al her home In I (irest City, Mo. .She leaves a devoted liushaud and two lit lie hahes, Ihree Mlsleis and one hrol ti er with a host of rel.it I w-s ,md friends Ui iiiuiirii. She uiilledullhtliuMetli. ollst. chUn'h In !il. and had heen a fallhlul and ronslsieni. ('lulstlaudiir ItlK Ihesi! )earh. 'I l.e lum ral siri'i:H were I'oiidiirled ly lies ( Miller al the Methodist ''Imn'o ,pili I'.', at ':'.V p. in . and 1 1 iineni w.isuiadi'ln the I oiesi ( l) etMiicl. t Sn more will Ae hc'ii 1 1 ( v ii . . ! ii.it ll'iln Hut heaenl i.inil -i .il.s in i ied fines I., come lo hei Mr. Fanny lOslipli. 1 1 . 1- Al'l liiiiiiiu .i.i In -I DUTTERICK. FASHIONS ',.igi'!gfitgj; Just Out "Butterick Fashions" llluitrallng Sprtuf't Nwt Slylai fl'ER 600 new, imarl, prac M thai Spring itylal (ivtr 2, 000 (Unmet iUuitratitiu ! An aliHolutcly complete itsortmcnt of detimis for everythinu for family wear. A tuperb issue ! Any Butterkk Pattarn FREE WITH EVERY COrr-BBo CM tl lif fttlrr (MWcr ni Xt a iff to-aVji "jr T" THE FITTMUNKER HER, CO. bite' Mii Vfcn'rtfii nil. i-Mrir'tfiMih Tenth Anniversary- The P. K. O.'s celebrated their 10th anrihemrr al the home of If. xtA Mrs Geo. Mirror, Hi rather a unique and most enjojable tmntf.t In spit of tli rainy eienlng rovi ill ere present, even XX.-. li. I. L.'s. As eadi .none of us. hut r.atadmlr the state arrived, their ticket being presented.' ly forest tre and would obt the call the; wcr t i,tv.i Crated In th spa clous Auditorium, where thej If tened Uj splendid rr.uslc by the Allen Orchestra until thecurulnwMralutd, and lo' t MiUi a real livi.vo wr mas utj. Twelte I'. K. O.'s and one li. I. L. hvl prepared a plaf. "A Gen tie iur; " CAT Or CHAKAtTKRS' lr. Iehorah tlnjlf, forewoman, Mrs. :les. Mrs. liettle lilaVe, Mrs Lehmer Mrv Vtit.M t'tiu, Mr. fiunifan. Mrs. lulsr nr, Mr. Munn. Mm. flora Kalrlj, Mrs. Iason Mr. Krancls Koot, Mls JtooV. Jl Its .SarcinthaSklnner, Mrs. Mc;re Ml vi Sarah .Sharp, Miss Duncan. Mlv. Jeanette Jellyvm. MKs Zach man. Mlvs Sweetie Smith. Mrs. O'Kallon, Mrs. Sadie .Small, Mrs Kunkel. Mrs JeMe Jones, Mrv VanHusklrk. Mr. Hartey Hacket. sheriff, Mr. Munn Kach performer, whose part seemed especially suite! to eacli Individual, did m well. It was vA from bet(ln rilriK to end. Miss Sarnantha Skin ner, the persistent r-erformer with a nose, an extende! twin just ophite that nose, ami a lenlhwlvj hat, showed she hvl had very careful train Ifijf. At the cloe of the play cheers and shouts for committee continued until they appeared. Flowers were 'howered upon herr. a trlhute to the rr.rst de:rvln.' Their irood work w as ;iiln shown when refreshments wi-re M;rved tl.it wi;re Indeed a fyast. Had the writer had an opportunity to use the oper-i .as-s. ' much In sldence In thf hild-hevled row, you mlht hivi; hvl a description of the piaj In the n.lnntist detail. it Ui" trihdsomi! ill tie pror.'iin wi; no : that tl i- wi-fn;r) and rostnmes were lmi'jrted. We helleve they wrt- I. K O. .iuits.M.ii. l)r. ThompHon's Lecture. 1 1' people, of whom three-fourths were li;dles, had the pleasure of lis tenlritf to Mr Thompson. Tiii-vlay nlKht of Mils week, at the Methodist church. The Ur.'h plea for keeping the Sale hath as a day of rest was hased first, on the fact that, It is a divine com mandmenl. II is (;od law and we break it at our pjrll Our rial lonal prosperity depends largely on how wekivpthe law. He clied France and Mexico as esamples of Sahlath. hreakliiK nations, That, toe rates of life Insurance In the Sahlialli-kueplntr countries of Kurope was much lower than those of southern Kurope, where practically they have no Sahhath. Second, li Is physical necessity. Men fall hecause of overwork. They suiter hoth In mind and hody. A well, known cltlen of hlsown city sulclde'l In I lie prime of life hecause he was a nervous wreck, made so hy working seven days In the week. Ats'alri men who succeed In hiisluess are keepers cf the .Sahhath Marshal Field. I he merchant IIiik' of I lie woild. Itcpt the Sahhath sn streilll ously. Dial he would not. let a Sunday paper mention his huMiicss. John Wauam.iker nut only keeps the Sah hath, hut proliih'y leaches the lat est Sunday school class In America. The man In Chlcaipi who Is at the heailuf the laruest coiiiuiuiclal hush ness In the world, Is an nllicial iiiein hei of Hie church and a worker In the Sahhath school. The (.'oust Hut Inn of the I'nlled Status lecoKiiies Hod's illil. to uiiu day of the week. Our own recently elected President has Isiiiud an order thai no employe or the government. ! should he reiiilred In no any work ex cepl In iiecesslluus cases, The laws of Missouri forhld huyliiK and selling or duhiK ordinary work on the Sahhath day. The man who ' murders or steals Is a law lucaker. So lh the man who sells cluurx, ur no Hons or does hiisluess for prollt, on I he Satihalh day. Sunday liasehall Kutues, iimvliiK pictures, I liualerH and vaudeville show's ate all violators of , Ihu law. These all lend tu weaken .our national life. In fact, "Sin Is a reproach to a nation," hut "In kcip Ini; the law there Is ureal reward." X. In SeriouH Condition. The Leader is sorry tu report. Hal the condition of Col. John W. Stokes has reached a very serious stane, Sev eral weeks a'u he wan taken down wit ha paralytic stroke, which aHected his left. side, lie had Improved stead ily until h wan able to nit up and converse with visitors, but Into last week the attaxkwaH renewed and ho has lost his rtowur of speech and for a day or two was unable to take any nourishment , II In chances of recovery are regarded an being very uncertain. -Craig Leader, April II, 11113. 1T-For Kaler-l'oHtH and dry stove' wood, uaii on,urai(ires8.iolinMarktj Oregon, Mo., Itoute 4 Farmers'! I i'-wr11 Let's Do It. No H.U spring l here, and tl dtlc splrp I upon u. and after look In out upon our 'aM and tl. tree Just puttln forth tl.: Lu'iv of a new lift. I am quite sure tt,: there I of nature and roam the csAs xtA ttandtr alornr tl brccs If this call comes to you rny friend, jo't take a short wait to the new poss-tsslonstliat hate been added to the many attrac tions of our beautiful little city, that of Clenwood I'ark, upon w hlch someof our citizens hate expended consider able money and sacrificed much time to Improte that the people of Oregon mlht hate a place for Chau tauo,uas and picnics, and which will, If gtren the attention It should have, be made a credit to any city. what would St. Joseph glte had It a face so naturally located and tlm be red by nature Ittelf? Ilut as we all know, It nteds more trees. It also hat a natural sprlnir, which nwlsopenlna up: It needs some rustle brldires, and now, of all the times, is the time to have a general clean-up day, and like our sister city of Forest, let everyone plant a tree, though the time may never come for you to sit beneath the cool shane of the tree you so tenderly planted, hut we should not be so selfish as to not look forward to the pleasures of the future generation they win look back with pride to relative or friend who made It possible for them to enjoy the conveniences of a beautiful park. iou now have a treasure within reach - It all depends uponyourappre elation of what the purchasers have dene for us ali Wl,l you depend on them to trim the trees, grade the roads, prepare the grounds and plant the trees' If vj. learn now tha' the small Income derived from the I'ark hardly piys the interest mi the money Invested, and these few men are alvj busy with other allalrs and do not care to sacrllice the time and money reuuire'i lo make ti.e neees. sary Improvements T. y, , mer chants and busy men In the ot!i'-.i'uu yon not leave them for a day and all Join forces to do these things, and Is.- spins the outing win do you good. Let 's do this, set aside one day now while the fanners are busy getting In their crops, and beautify a place that the farmer will appreciate when he aweuus your i nautatiuiia. and u place which in time will be the guar anteo oi a good Chautaii'iua. Ho not read this over and forget It, hut talk- It with your neighbor and let's get together for the public's good, would suggest Arlwr Day. GTrtzKN I'ublic Utilities CommisHion Organizes. 'Hie public utilities coiumissloii of Missouri met In .lellerson City, Tiiefr day, April lA, anil organized by elect lug.lohii M. Atkinson chairman and Thomas M. Ilradbury, secretarv. Ilefori! the commission assembled (Jovernor Major designated Mr. At- klnon for the full term of six years Judge John Kennlsh and II. II. Shaw fur terms of four yeais each and I-rank Ighl man fur a two-year term. 'I he llfth man yet lo he an piiinlcd, will ho named fur a leiiu "f six yeais when selecled. I'he members of the cnmmlh.son timk the oath of olllce. adinlnlsteied liy Secieitity of Stale lloach. K. .1 lleau, of HeSolo, attorney for Hie ummissloii, was also swoin In by the secretary of state. As Hie law requires the commis sioners to reside In .lellerson ('Ity, ihey put in some of the time this week looking for residences to rent. HiKhland School Closes. A day to be remembered for some lime by the people of Highland dis trict was Friday, April 4th, when the patrons of Hie school gathered al the school-house wlthbaskets heavy laden Willi good things to eat and hearts full of gratitude fortliusplei.dld work Ihu teacher, Miss Ida llalston, has accomplished In the past year. Shu has also done much to form tbu char acters of her pupils, which Isthuduty of each teacher. Tlm writer Is sure there has never huen a more successful term of school at Highland. The patrons are hoping Miss llalston will decide to return for the next school year . X Woman's Union Program A I'll! I. 2X. "The Oreatest Hooks in the World." Hull Call-Current Kvents. (loothe's "Faust" Miss Anna Curry. Homer's "I Iliad," Mrs. Illnde. "The Arabian Nights," Mrs. Allen. "The Odessy," Mrs. I'hllbrlck. Music Mrs. Don Morgan. Social Hour. Card of Thanks, Wo desire U) return our heartfelt thanks to the neighbors and friends, who no kindly came to our aid In the recent sickness and death of our be loved mother, Mrs. Mary KlUabeth llornecker. ' ' GHOBIIK HORNKCKH.lt, .lACOH HnRNKOKRU.'i " John Hornkokkii. W .. S. Irrlilpl I 0 art ct hcv. ';. N. I'. Moore lad beHi In.-'. Jc-v-pl.. Tueiy of thU . ttorn-t H. H.Wi .iaas,of Cnl? was in Ot-iw on Iai husineu. this week Ljson Dip gives your hem clean, Klovy coat. No pay If not satl-fvc-tory Sold by Frank Foster -J A S:hmutte. of Corning. wa. .looking after business interest in Oregon. Wednesday of this week-. Will Moore Is out of town on a business trip In Southern Missouri and other points and will be absent three or four week. Mrs. Suun Ilussell and Mrv W. W. Dawson left Wednesday of this week for a few day jlslt with rela tives in Kansas City. Mis Seglus Thomson, of Cralc, pent a few days here the put week, visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. II. ft. Urldgercan. -Ilasntss Jr. Foster, of this city, sold to Charlie Wehrll, of Mound City, and also delivered tame, an Overland Ave. passenger touring car. I will hare in time for planting: Cabbage, Sweet Potato, Tomato and Celery plants for sale plenty of them. Call on or address, E. E. Williams, Oregon, Mo. Uoth phones. I'rosecutlng Attorney A. M. Tlb- bels, of Mound City, has been In Oregon, a great portion of his time, here of late, getting ready for circuit court, which will convene Monday. April '.' Hasness Foster, automobile dealers, of this city, went to St. Jos eph. Wedneylay morning of this week, on the "steam cars." returning the same evening by automobile route, with two Overland touring cars. K A Welty has purchased the Jennie Foster lot In the northweiem part of the city paying r.ti for the Mine, and wi! commence the erection of a handsome residence upon same Just as soon as he can get his phns and arrangements completed. Mrs. Stewart K'eeves, recently re ceived word of the approaching mar rlaguof her niece. Miss Katie Vreeland, of Chicago, and on the next mall came letter, announcing that she had met with a. severe accident, being scalded almost to death. At our hour of go ing to press nofiirther iiarticularshad been received. .1. M. Hlbbard, our recorder, let thecontract, Monday, fora llneceincnt side walk In front of his residence prorty. The walk Is to be I'lo feet, long and four feel wide. The Oregon Pressed Stone Company was given the contract. We don't think It would hurl the appearance of our city If a number of other property owners were to follow Mr. Illbbard's example. A. M. Sloan, a former well known resident of this city, died at his home In Kxeland, Wisconsin, Saturday, April IL', !i:i. to which place he had only recently moved wlthhls wife and son. The Iwdy was brought here and Interred In the Forest City cemetery, Wednesday of this week We havu been promised an obituary, which we hope to have In time for next week's publication. The following parties on Itural route No. I, nut of Forest City, have been dragging the roads, recently, on this route, which has put them In good shape, and is appreciated by not only the carriers on this route, but by all who have to travel them: Kd Evans, (5. P. Munkers, George Gllck, W. M. Fraur, Win. Wallace, Albert Guthrie, Thus. Foley, M. II. Wright and the road overseers of these districts. I,. P. Watson, of Forest City, that "Prince of Good Fellows," was trans acting business in Oregon, Tuesday of this week, lie has leased the canning factory there, and will nperatu It this year, lie now has I. 'in acres of toma toes contracted for, and tlilnkshe will gel from 1M to :tu more acres contract ed. At present, ho only contemplates canning tomatoes, this season, hut If everything is favorable, he may can pumpkins al the latter end of the season. At the Seventeenth .Students' lie- cltal of thu Northwestern I'niverslty School of Music, of Evanston, Illinois, given Friday evening of last week, April II, Ihu entire program was ren dered by Miss Mary Emma Moore, daughter of L. 1. Moore and wife, of this city. Miss Mary Is a senior and will graduate this spring. She Is one of thu most promising musicians of our city. At the close of the program she was the recipient of a profusion of beautiful roses from her admiring friends. T. C. Dtingan left Wednesday of this week for Jofferson City, where on Thursday, he appeared before the Su preme Court to argue thu case of the Nodaway Valley Drainage District against the Illinois Surety Co,, to re strain tno (surety company from get ting a new trial. James W. Uoyd, of Joseph, was also there, being In the case with Mr. Dungan. Messrs. Dun gan and Hoyd are the attorneys for the Nodaway Valley District, who are the respondents, and ex-Senator Hopkins and his son-in-law, P. J. Pep per, of Chicago, represented the ap pellants, The Illinois Surety Co.. SPEAKING WE ALSO HANDLE JERSEY CREAM. G. T. METCALF & S. I. Perkins. Iloute ". Oregon." has a span of mules for sate, cheap. -Lawrence Klllam. wife and little J son were St. Joseph visitors. Mondavi of this w eek Dry Land Geee Eggs. I.ij per setting of seven eggs. E. L. HlSOIIMKCK. I have 1.1 tons of Alsac and Timo thy Hay for sale, all In the bale. A. W VanCamp. Lyvoll Dip Is mid under absolute guarantee. Vour money back If not satisfactory. Sold by Frank Foster. -Missouri's peach crop Is reKrted to l safe, which Is equivalent to a promise of a big treat for everybody. -Ml!. WoIlK-MA.V Hetnember I the hearing 0f the antl-tnut Milt C. W. King's store Is the place to get ! a.-alnst the International Harvester the -Hi it.u.oC ai.i Sin.K - theShoejcomanj thv so-called Harvester 'ua,"v' j Trust. The defendants had .'t-Vi wit- llev. T D. Cohens, of New nesss. most of them farmers and Point, and Wl.ll.im A. Kllnepeter. of i dealers In ag Cultural Implements. Woods I He. were In attendance at . tablet made of copper, brass Presbytery In s,..0ii at Mary vllle, , ..i !,,. .,t. ,i,.. this week 'Little l-ds of (lowers, Little cans of paint. Make attractive nclgliliorlmods. Out of those that ain't." Sen Ci:i.i:v & Kcnkcl. Now Is the time to prepare for the spraying of fruit trees. The first thing to do Is to see that the pump, lose and other spraying equipment is In order: and the next thing Is topur chase spray Ing material and the next Is to get busy In your orchard with all these. March business at our Interurbati depot was about the same as last year, but thu passenger business was some what larger. During the month just passed l'u car load lots were received, and I.I car loads sent out -a total ton age of l,.Vi.i,lU": It handled pas sengers: 1,000 gallons of cream and 2.l,llu pounds of express. Agent Morgan is always busy, as well as all the other folks of the O. I. C. - N. P. Moure, of the llrm of Moore St Allen, proprietors of the West Side Cafe, this city, sold his Interest Mon day evening of this week, to his part ner, Silas P. Allen, anil on thu Tues day following Mr. Allen disposed of the cafe to Harry Alklre and John llurger, two of our rustling young business men. We bespeak for them a liberal patronage. Greene & Greene, real estate dealers, of this city, nego tiated the deal. -Wednesday of last week was the 4Sth anniversary of thu most momen tous event In American history since thu surrender of Yorktovvn. On April nth. I Hal, Men tenant -General I'. S. Grant and General Cobert E. Leu met al a private residence In the little village of Appomattox court house and signed terms for thu ca pitulation of thu Army of Northern Vlglnla. This act spelled the end of an appalling Civil war. -Every year brings out Its own par ticular evolution in motor car devel opment, despite thu statement made thrcu years ago that thu motor car had reached Its zenith. Two years ago it was the electric lighting equip ment. Last year it was thu domlnauco of the automatlcstartlngdovlcu. And thu next step generally expected Is a long one-wire wheels. Some dealers say "It's a suro thing," while others say It's a probability before long. Exquisitely engraved cards have reached friends and relatives in this city announcing thu coming nuptials of Miss Minnie Henrietta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Hell, of Uoonvllle, Mo., and Mr. Frederick Stanley Piper, April .'to, at the Pres byterian church, Uoonvllle. The coming brldo is related to our little city, from the fact that her mamma was born and reared here, attended the old school here, and was married here, being a daughter of George P. Luckhardt and wife, and was among the most popular of young girls In her day. Tun Sentjnici. sends Its sin cerest congratulations, hoping that all her dreams of younger days may come .true if they do, sure she'll be happy with he life partner all her live-long days. OF FLOUR. A NEVER FAILING NINE OF hi ALTH-GIVING BREAD IS FOUND IN SUN FLOUR. ITS MADE FROM WHOLE WHEAT. WITH ONLY THE MATTER WHICH INTER FERES WITH DIGESTION, IRRITATES THE INTES TINES, ELIMINATED. ITS MANUFACTURE IS THE LATEST AND BEST KNOWN TO MODERN SCIENCE AND PRACTICAL SKILL. CO., FORBES, NO. I will have In time for planting: Cabbage. Sweet Potato. Tomato and Celery plants-for sale-plenty of them. v,aii on or aoures, t.. t.. vs imams, Oregon, Mo. lloth phones. . -Lysoll Dip kills lice, ticks and fleas. It drives away Hies and mos ,rultoes. Cures mange, scab, wire ; cuts, ring worms, screw worms and l other skin diseases. Sold under abso ' lute guarantee by Frank Foster. Ore tgon. Mo. I -T. L. Price, of Oregon: HcnTer hune, of Mound City: Arthur Cotten. of Forest City, and George McNaul. of Maltland, were In .lellerson City, thU week, called as vvtnees for the I International Harvester Pomiwnv. In Maine, which was sunk in Havana Harlwr In IS'.is. wilt he sent to this city from the War Deportment to be placed lu our city park. There will be an Inscription on Hie tablet, but It Is not known as yet what It will be. Preparations are being made to mount the cannon, which was re ceived from the War Department last fall. In the park. This will be done as soon as the weather settles Forest City News, April 11. -One of our wealthy hankers in a neighboring town was out with Ids son In tlio country recently. The son gave dad a cigar. Dad liked It very much, and asked where it was sold. The son told him. Dad went Into the place the next day and called for a cigar "like thu boy smokes," and threw down a dime. "Fifteen cents more," said the cigar dealer. "Take It back," said dad In a breathless sort of fashion. "Why you ought to be able tosmoku .'.-cent cigars If your boy can" said the dealer- "The boy has a rich dad," said thu old banker, "I haven't ." The circuit courl docket, civil and court, appears In our Issue this week. There aru 15 criminal cases, of which they arc IL' parole cases, There are 11 trial and !. court cases. As this will be Judge Ellison's last term, thu Holt circuit court having been added to thu Fifth Judicial cir cuit, Judge Ellison will likely turn over as clean a docket as possible to his successor, Judge A. D. Hums, of Plattu City. Court will meet Mon day, April L'Sth. Following the April term vvu will not have another term until thu third Monday lu October, unless there should be an adjourned term. An Injunction restraining thu statu railroad and warehouse commis sion from enforcing Its recent order for additional train service on thu Tarklo valley branch between Corn ing and Westboro, Mo., was- asked by thu llurllngton railway In the federal court al Kansas City. Thu motion will bu tiled by Judge o. M. Spencer. Thu railroad will contend that thu present service is adequate, Is not self supporting, and compares favorably with other service on branch lines throughout thestate. Toenforcuthe additional service, the railroad holds, would be confiscatory and unjustifia ble. A beautifully engraved card has reached Tiik Sknti.vki, that tolls us of thu old, old love story over again It announces that Charles W. Thomas, Jr., and Miss Elsa Gran arc to be married at the bride's home In Sac ramento, California, April 20th. It would afterd us great pleasure to be at this wedding. In the years gone by this groom of today used to show his athletic talents by trying to walk the rails of our picket fence-and by- jinks he could do It, loo. He was born in our little city, and Is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.W. Thomas, who practiced law here In tho 80's, and later went to Woodland, Cali fornia. They used to own the prop erty now owned by Fred Uruntmeyer. vu surciy wish unariey ana wire a long, sweet. Ifu.