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BV IIUBVN8 & OUKItt . Entered at the l'ostortlce,Orton, Ma. as Second Class Matter. A Weekly Newspaper Devoted to the Interests of the Itest County In the Union. 1 TKRKS: $1 BO Per Tear. I i Watok the datt fellralai year aaai aa Ida rl af the paper. It tells tie aala la whloh yair laaterlptlaa la tale. John Mitchell. Friday, April 80, 1918. Life's Work Ended. The sad news reaches lis of the death of Mrs. Lena. tlertram, which occurred at the dome of her riauicti ter, Mrs. .Joseph Maock, In Corning, on Monday, of this week, April '.'1. 101.1, In the 77lli year of her age. Shu belonged to that ll?tof pioneers who settled In now Lincoln township, In the Kchulti! Lake section, with her parents In being a young Klrl of 7 summers, when her parents located there, and continuously resided In that section up to the time of her death. She was deprived of the com panionship of her husltand, who died in l7l, and all these years she has lived in widowhood. Shu was a most duvfttud companion arid mother, and belonged to that classof pioneers that sacrillced so much, and endured so much, for tin.' help and development of lhou dear to her. Shu - survlwd ty three hlldren Mrs Joseph Massock. of Corning: Daniel, of Hardy. Nebr.iska: David A., of luigd'iii. Missouri. j l-'iuiurai service Mure held from the Christian church. In Corning Wed nusday. April '.'.I, tin- Interment being! In the Ml llopi I'cmeter.v. Called to the Beyond. IMuard I'lnkstoti w:i one of lure's nohlemeu. UN ileath whlchoc curred at I'.'i.'Ma. m . Tuesday. April J- 1M.!. at liN lioiiit- In St. .lo-epli, was not iiim:h'J(.iI hut ,et was a shock to our I' liuiiiiinltj. where he was horn and raised, and dearly be loved by all who knew him, and his death casts a shadow over our little community. Ills bdy was taken to Malt land, where funeral services were held Thursday. He was about '.' years of aio We hop for an obitu ary for our next Issue. Woman's Union I'rotfrum Al'ltll. I's. "The Greatest llookslulh- World." Iloll t'all-Curn'tit Kvents. Ooethe's "l aust" MNx Anna(;urry. lloii)ir,"lhlad." Mrs. Illude. Tliu Arabian Night V Mr. Allen. "Tim Messy." Mrs. I'hllhrlck. Music Mrs. Don Morgan. Soolul Hour. Program M. K.. W. I. M. S . Ma ItUJ: Hostess. Mrs. .1. A. Kn-ok. Topic: "Tin- I'uii'i' l I'.itff." Leader. Mrs. Dr. i;.ui. Devotions. Mis. ('. .1. Hunt. Text Hook, chapter VI. Mrs. Sol Me.i'r. "I'ubllc.illou of Methodist Church In China,-' Mrs. I.. C. I'imitll. "What Shall Chinese Women Heady" Mrs I. I!.., I. 'Wlhi Will llpi-ii 1 1,.. Dour fur MkV" Mrs. I; Tli-iichei. I. K. O. I'rort rains. MAY a. mi.: Hostess Mrs. acliiiiau. Iluslness. Magaiim Article In thu Wake of thu Itepubliu Mrs. U'l allon. Insi riitnitMt.il DumI Mr. Kccles and Mrs. Moore. Magazine. Article Map Study uf Mexico, Mrs. Kunkei, Magazine Article The Slory uf the Republic, Mrs. Kccles. Hull (.'nil. Social Hour. -Mrs. MA V IH. Hostess Mrs. Kccles. lidslnuss. Magazine Article (May) No I Allen. Vocal Solo Mm. Miinii. Magazine Article No, III Mrs. Montgomery. Itoll Call. Social Hour. From door-keeper In a trade union to many years of able and victorious leadership aa 1'resident of the United Mine Workers, such Is the remark able record of John Mitchell, now vice-president of the American Fed eration of Labor. John Mitchell will appear on the Chautauqua platform In Oregon, Fri day, August 15th. IHl.'l, at 'J o'clock p. m, Subject: "The Ideals of the Trade Union Movement, or Indus trial Accidents." Christian Church Notes. We are fortunate In having with us this week, Miss Motile Jane Itccd, the Special Sunday School Kvangc llt. Shu has delighted and Inspired her audience by her talks on Sunday school problems and short readings, which she has given each evening through the week. From an aver age of one hundred, wu are going to have three hundred In Sunday school tfi'Xt Sunday morning. If you aro not In Sunday school, gel ready, we are coming for you next Sunday. MKs Heed has been trained In the biggest Illble school In the world- just think of that enrollment I.Vmj. She Is well equipped for her work In everyway. She carries with her a supply of helps for teachers. If you are a teacher you ought to look over her hook yon can Mini one that will solve the problems of your cla-s. Friday evening her subject Is "Thu Call of the Child." If you are Inter ested In children you ought to hear this talk If you are not, you ought to hear It and become interested. I am glad to mu that a number from thu other schools of the town and country are coming to hear her. I am sure that those who do nut at tend, are missing a rare opportunity of their life. Miss Heed has spent four years with a lectnm course Two years with thu American Lyceum Union and two years with the ('oil Lyceum llureau, of Cleveland, Ohio. She has Ixjeti pronounced by those who have heard her this week, to ! the best reader that has ever visited our town. Miss Heed will give a full recital at thu Christian chtircu, Monday even ing, April 'Jsth, at H o'clock. An ad mission of 1.1 and 'J.1 cents will bo charged at the door. This money goes to help pay the expenses of this llllik' School Institute. Come and hear her. II. II. Dawson. Educational News. (tlY KAKI. A. HOCK, CO. SUIT.) Most of the rural schools have clos ed, and many good term reports havei been received, home few reports show a decrease In attendance which will etfect the amount of money re ceived from the state school fund, i A total of one hundred and six rural pupils took the 11 rial eight grade ex amination this spring. All the papers have not I Ken graded, hence a definite report cannot be made at this time. Many of the school boards have re employed their teachers for the com ing year with an Increase In salary. Those that have reported are: Minne sota Valley. Miss Julia Ward, 175, this will be Miss Ward's fourth term at this place; Harmony, Miss Minnie Ott, 173, this will also be her fourth term at Harmony; Shlloh,Mlss Myrtle Larkam, 100, this will be her second term; Ilenton, Hoy Simpson, 170, first term; South Center, Elvis Meadows, 07.00, third term; Pine Hill, Frank Smith, Ktf, third term; Pleasant If III, Jean Wilton, fourth term; Crosen, Cortery Meadows, first term: Marlon, Pearl Wcagle, first term; Illchvllle, Nellie Ilrelt, fourth term: Dale Center, Illanche Crlswell, second term; each of the latter will receive 00. Eureka. William Glllls, second term, t.YJ.fio. This Is evidence that these teachers have made good and thu boards know the value of a good teacher anil desire to keep thelrschoola up to thu top. Many of the boards are planning to maku valuable1 Improvements during thu summer vacation. Some will In stall new heating plants, others will Jacket thu stove, Install now seats and desks, repair, paper and paint build ings. The Maltland Fair Hoard has given a space for an Educational Exhibit next August. Every person Is Invited to assist in (his exhibit and help to make It a success. Thu best of this exhibit will he retained and sent to the State l air In September. District clerks should tile theirestl mates and enumeration lists hefore May 15. Applications for state aid should also hu Hied before that time. Kichville School Closes. The Kichville school closed Friday, April I-. A twin thu noon liour neigh bors and friends gathered at thu school house, with well-tilled baskets, to render honor and respect to the teacher and school: a large table of good things to eat was arranged In thu school house yard. After eating and chatting we listened to an inter est lug program that refreshed our minds and renewed our memory of happy, hy.gonu days. This being the third successive term of school for Miss Ilrelt as teacher, we are thank ful to know that she will return and teach thu fourth term. X. V. ,. The sad news of thu death of Miss liertha Asendorf at her home, Pat terson, Oklahoma, was received by telegram to her cousin, llemhardt Christen, Wednesday, April 10, 1013. Shu was thu daughter or Mr. and Mrs. Albert Asendorf, who left Holt coun ty some three or four years ago to re side In Oklahoma. Miss liertha at tended our public schools for several terms, and her death wan a shook to her many friends. She was probably about twenty years old'. We haVe no fiartlculars of Iter death, but hope to lave something further next weelr.'U' Corning Mirror. AnrlHlOll Presbyterian Church Notes. Last Sunday morning thu pastor made a report of the meeting of Pres bytery held at Maryvllle, last week. The Presby tery uf St. Joseph, which embraces several counties In North west Missouri, has 17 churches, :iU mlnisleis and l.ooo communicants. Then: are .'l,'.'ooln thu Sunday schools. There was contributed to benevo lences i,uihi and tocongregatlonalux penses n,U(Ki. Services us usual next Sunday morn ing. Union servlcu at thu Evangeli cal church, Sunday night. Thu Women's I'resbyturlal Mission- aiy society meets In Tarklo, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. Three j returned missionaries aru on thu pro gram and a very Interesting meeting Is promised. A reception will beheld In thu church, Monday night. Mrs. Vanllusklrk and Mrs.Claguttarudelu gates from this society, and thu Miss es (iracu Alklru, I'auliuu .eller and Josephluu Murray, from thu Christian Endeavor socluty. Several other la- dies are expecting to attend. I Mr. Herbert E. Illalr, who has lived Itt Korea the past eight years, having Just returned to this country, will deliver a lecture on "Korea, thu Hermit. Nation," In thu church, next ' Wednesday night, April IW, at 8o'elock. Tills lecture describing the country, ' the people and their habits, Is In- tensely Interesting. Admission free, j An offering to pay expenses will be , taken. A cordial Invitation to all. I We wish to correct a mistake In i last week's notes, when It read that j Miss Margaret Hoyd led the C. E. the preceding Sunday. It should have been Miss Margaret Vincent. Laat Sunday Mrs. Ralph Moore led and i M.Irs Margaret Hoyd will lead next Sunday. We were glad' to welcome several new scholars at Sunday school, last Sunday. Pahtou. A Kansas City automobile man has made possible thu apparently suc cessful substitution uf coal oil for gasoline in motor cars. Hu has ap plied to thu government for a patent on a method of vaporizing coal oil. a means of converting cor.l oil Into gas, It lias been a dllllcult thing to do this so that perfect combust Ion would take place In thu cylinder of a motor car, tractor, or stationary engine. Very little Improvement can be noied thus far In thu condition of Col. John W. Stokes. Having lost the use of his throat It hecumcsultu dllllcult for him to take any nourish ment, and thus liu has become very weak. He still retains his mental faculties and can use his right arm a little and converses with his at tendants with pencil and paper. Wednesday thu hoys wheeled him out Into thu sun and thu outdoor atmo- spliere seemed to lie a great delight id nun. i ratg i.eauer, April mm. I will have In time for planting: Cabbage, Sweet Potato, Tomato and Celery plant for sale-plenty of them, .Gallon or address, E. E. Williams, CAREY E. BUNKER, OREHON, MO., Has made arrangements for the Agency for "THE CELEHHATED Salijuiin Lino" of both Pianos and Play-er-Pianos and will soon have some of these Instruments to show you. The Player-Pianos or thu Ilaldwln Manufacture, aro known as the TRonuolo and are Famous, not only for their External Heauty, but also for their Sweet Tonal Qualities and Tune-staying Qualities. Aside from the above, the Manualo has several Distinctive Features, which raises It above all others. The Baldwin Line received the Highest Award, (The Grand' Gold Medal) at the Paris Expo-, eltlon and again at the St. Louis Exposition. , COME AND' SEE. -(ft your Kodak Supplies and Ml t-'tflUlllrtira At KtlnL'itl .1 lv lilftrv.'a. 9 D. Herbert Dudley, of Manberry Mo., visited Miss Lillian Austin, Mon day. The Thirteenth Annual Missouri State Fair. Sedalla, will be held Sep tember '27 to October 3 Inclusive, 1U13. Mrs. Lizzie M. Hoecxer and Miss Lillian Austin visited over Sunday In Omaha, guests of Mrs. Hoecker's son, Mont. Andrew- Harman aud son, W. S., of St. Joseph, have been here for sev eral days, looking after the interests of the Knights and Ladles of Secur ity. Fred Ilurnett, of Mound City, has purchased a Ford touring car through the Keeres-Coolc agency. II. C. Cook also bought a Ford run about. Under the provision of a new law the state of Missouri Is to have an of ficial Hair. It will be red. white and blue, with a great seal of the state In the center. The Lord Is said to love a ful giver, but there are some cheer people solnllnlteslmally mean and stingy that iney win not even lenn memseivesa helping hand. Tom Hunker, one of Holt's most sterling young farmers, of Fortescue, accompanied by his dear old mother, were In the city, Monday, looking after some business matters. The summer term of thu North west Normal school will begin Mat 23-August 0. Our teachers expect ing to taxe mis course should read further particulars, elsewhere In this Issue. Lysoll Din kills lice, ticks iml lleas. It drives away tiles and rins- qultoes. ('ores mange, scab, wire cuts, ring worms, screw worms and other skin diseases. Sold under abso lute guarantee by frank roster. Ore gon, Mo. -Miss Molllc.lani! Heed will give a recital at the Christian church. Mon day evening of next week. April "J. Shu Is undoubtedly one or the very best rucltatlouists nun on the plat form and all should hear her. Ail- mlssiun, ),, ami j.l cents. Tony Martina, a Mexican track laborer ror the llurllngton, was In ured near Napier, Friday vuulug. by wing run over by a hand car. Ills eft bin and leg were crushed Sat urday morning he was taken to the St. Joseph hospital JelTersonlan, April 17, ItU.'l. -Dr lloL'an. of Forbes, is now car rying his right arm in a sling, anil is as careful of It as If hu was thu pos sessor of a full carat diamond. Hu was cranking his auto, and the thing "kicked." and now thu Doctor knows all about It. Wu hope hu may bu all In full repair In a short time. Mumbersor Meyer Post will bu thu guest or their comrade. August Waegul. on tomorrow, Saturday, April i. It Is lobe honed that everr one of thu inemlH'rs who can possibly at tend will do so. Autos will bu pro vided, and will leave the north side of thu su.uaru about 1:.'C p. m. -W. II. Itlchards aud John E. Slater are back from St. Louis, where they attended the National Drain age Congress as delegates. Although the weather was exceedingly Inclem ent, they report having a great time. ami came uacK limy imuucd wiin the greatness of I'nclu Sam's domain. Judge D. VauWormer furnishes thu Leader some Interesting statistics In regard to longevity. The Judge Is HI years old, being thu oldest of a family or eight brothers. Their com bined ages average 77 years, thu youngest being 70 years old. So far Judge VanWormer Is the only mem ber of his family who uvur ventured west of thu Mississippi. Hu camu west In 1H.VI. All seven of his broth ers still live at their native home In Toledo. Ohio. -Craig Leader, April K Miss Nellie Kennedy closed her second successful term at Fairviuw, last I rldav. As a reward for hur aud thu pupils' elforts aud attainments thu past year, eighty friends and pat rons camu w ith well-tilled baskets anil served a delicious picnic dinner. While tables and dinner were being prepared, thu children engaged In a game or black man. After dinner a short program was given by the pit- flls of Fairviuw and Lincoln schools. oubtless this will bo a day long re membered by each person present. Miss Kennedy will teach the Gordon school next year. A handsome Illustration or the beautiful country home of Edward Fuhrman, near Oregon, adorns the cover page of thu Missouri Hurallst, of April I'Jth. Sneaking of this res idence the Hurallst says: Ills home shown in this Illustration Is the re sult ol his labors coupled with pro gressive Ideas and up-to-date meth ods applied to farming and thu breed ing of purebred livestock. Very few farm homes In this or any other state suroass it In construction, tlnlsh or convenience It Is modern In every respect, having ten rooms llnlsbed in oak, white maple and hard pine, lighted with acetylene gas and heated with a furnace. A pressure tank water system supplies hot and cold water on both floors. Although four miles from town an automobile and good roads make it very close. Unless some freak of the weather brings a killing frost at this unseas onable time, the peach crop of the Missouri valley will be the biggest of years, according to reports from the various horticultural societies of the state. While some varieties of ap ples will not make a full crop, most apple trees will bear heavily. Cher ries, plums and pears promise to pro duce in record-breaking quantities. Never before In the history of this section of Missouri were the prospects for a record breaklnur croD season so good as they are at this time: Unless sometuing untowara transpires mere will be a profusion, of everything that grows. Wheat came through the winter In better shape than it has In years. Farmers say that the cold last fall came gradually and per mitted the up In plants to go down naturally, so they were In fine shape to wltlistand any kind of winter weather. REAL BARGAINS FOR THIS WEEK. SUGAR, per 100 lbs - - $4.70 FLOUR - - $1.20 1.26 1.30 Jersey Oream Bun Flour Dried Peaches, per lb. 10c Dried Apples, per lb. - 8 1-3 c Preset, per lb. - - 10c Can Cora, per can - - 5c Two cant Hominy - - 15c Three cine Tomatoes 25c WE OFFER MARKET PRICE FOR EGGS AND BUTTER CALL US G. T. METCALF 6 CO., FORBES, MO. FRED RAYMOND'S "Missouri Girl" -AT THE- FOREST CITY OPERA HOUSE, Friday Night, April 25. SEAT SALE AT ALKIRE & ALKIRE. Price, 50 Cents. OTYLES were never so stun ning or so easy to make as right now! FOR this smart Butterick design we have the very materials you'll want. For example, you can use a Hroche silk or Crepe de Chine for the Blouse and a plain silk or Charmeuse for the Skirt, or you could select from a complete assortment of other suitable fabrics. Our Ihitlcrkk Pattern depart ment h as usual, showing all the smartest, newest designs. This is only one. Call and get the May lhttterick Fashion Sheet Free. FITTS-BUNKER MERCANTILE CO., OREGON,' MISSOURI. Printer's ink won't make the car go. There's only one reason why 200,000 new Fords can't possibly satisfy this season's demand. The car itself Is right with a Tightness that is un matched anywhere at any reas onable price. Our great factory has produced nearly a quarter of a million Model T's. Prices: Runabout, 1525; Touring Car, WOO; Town Car, WOO-f. o. b. Detroit with all equip ment. For particulars get "Ford Times'1 an Interesting automobile magazine. It's free from Keeves-Cook Auto Co., Oregon Missouri. u regno, oiu. nuurpnunes. . , r.K ; on-' i' i ,) i v I. lev i fir. i.fi b.W."..