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The Beautiful Rites of Decoration Day Will Be Observed in Orefon. Sis CO O -3 Oes C3 G r i e Ptj5 FJ3 o.S Si B o I i 4 Ja e e 9te o A ft C be ) s s- O I w 5 m i'mm C3 ca w 3 03 d) - E C S o o V td id rt 4 y ir ba er il'i d In' d id rK1 ies ie I open In the middle. Plant some small evergreens so as to have a twelve months' garden Instead of a three months' one. Civic gardening Is contagious, and tho Mower garden competition, by Its Influence lias succeeded In transform ing Northampton, Mass., once arather ugly factory town, Into a near ap proach to the city beautiful, a city of gardens and well-kept lawns, and homes, gained throug the continued elTort and co-operation of all. Another place to secure the co-operation of every organiza tion In the city, to obtain quick and lasting returns, lias been sfully established in many towns itles. It Is the formation of a "City Heautlful League." The Influ ence of sueli an organization is felt from the start, because every Influen tial body in the community is brought Into the work. After enthusing as many persons as possible, call a pub lic meeting, at which the mayor, the city council, the school superintend ent, and Board of Education, the ex hel ruAs la c3 C 5 g'far. ' rrt " sr 2 i. CJO C 5m .1 V SST , m 0), W KN 2 Cis 5 3j 'E 3 ax I I c o 8 a w 3 O u -3 fli w ,W O i si ecutive orilcer of the commercial club, I and the president of every organ Iza- ' tlon In the city, is present. An out ' side speaker brings enthusiasm and ) often means a larger audience, but is not essential. After the address (If I any), the meeting should be called to order, and a temporary chairman Is chosen, A temporary secretary or clerk should be elected or appointed by the chair. The reason for calling the meeting Is briefly explained and a general discussion on tho advisability of organizing now takes place. In order to bring the matter to a head, a motion to form a permanent organization should be made. If tills motion passes, the chairman should appoint, or the body elect, a commit tee on constitution and by-laws, and a nominating committee. Meetings should should be held at least once a month, except during November, De cember and January, and the mem bership fee should be so low, as to ex clude no one. No existing organlxa-' tlon handles the work as well as new one, unless such society already S w 4-J d H3" o.S 5 W l, i ii , u o 8 ; f wv w r" v1.'"' j (n.u . . WW s-'1 ". ', . M-4 2 Si! a o w r . ,r , ii h r? w 3 J -'I-. vr r? rH-Q g gs g cj Si r ci 3i5j5iH 4- O S3 T3 "3 OS 13 3 u. S s f a. in o s i, u 11 o S a - & 8 w 2 o o ft ' J w Ot'StS 3 5 W3 a PT 0-g 6 S Erg co S LS?PSs cs e S E 2 -V!j "5 C S a 3.3 - See m w . . . . w a ca a sis S has overy member of the city In it. Persons living In the poorest sec tions of the town, and under the worst conditions should be especially urged to join. Results are sure to follow. Gardens and flowers will take the place of unsightly, unsanitary, un productive back yards, whole streets will be lined witli well-kept lawns, and well-planted homes. Coming In closer contact with the soil, and in the open air and sunshine, will make the peoplo better citizens, whole fam ilies will become interested in making the home the prettiest as well as the best place In the world. Tho city of attractive homes, well-kept streets, and healthy citizens will sosn become the "City lleautlful." Ladles-shall this be Oregon? Chautauqua Dates. Dates have been tlxed for the various chautauquas to be held In Holt county this year: Forest City, July 3-8. Craig, July IMS., If ound City, August 7-13. Oregon, August 10-11. 0) o e2 CO S 4W QS a o CJ C (J 2 0L e5 a S u u m j-j 5 52 fl 5 cs o a o 5 o a 3 n T1 D L ' 3 9-S .2 s: 2 CJ CJ i( r c r 5 5 0) a a 53 . Sis a'o OS The Right Spirit. In addition to the several hundred of bulbs, flowers and (lowering hushes donated and planted In the Park by Mrs. Omar Williams and her two daughters, Misses Lena and Madge Iloyd, these were given and planted by Mrs. O. K. Plummer a very choice as sortment of flowers; also Mrs. Simpson gave us a sprout of the old reliable and ever acceptable snowballs, and Mrs. Hugh liurrier brought iiscaunas and dahlias. All these gifts were very much appreciated and wc hope our wishes will be realized, that In a few years these ladles will behold before their eyes ohe of the prettiest little parks on the road from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Council Bluffs, Iowa Thanks, ladles! Last week, the arcli designed and .built by Mr. A. J. Wood, on the north side of the park was tlnished. We re gard It as a beauty In Its design, sym metric, tlnUh and ornaments. The park committee haa been very busy this spring. Under their dlrec- tlon thirty i wtaae trees were planted, fl 0) I to replace some of those which died 1 during tho summer; the cannon was i mounted, the llowers planted and the 1 arch was built. Some other Improve ments are spoken of, but. wo will not anticipate. Forest City News, May , nth. Saturday Special ! 25c Coffee for Saturday 20c. We have handled this same Coffee for 9 years and it's good. KREEK & HASNESS. -Mrs. Fannie Wilson, of this city, who recently sold her property to Mr. Andy Burrler, bought, on Tuesday last, of County Treasurer Carson, his home, just east of the csurt house square, and better known as the Robert Fredericks property. Consideration, llBOOi Mr. Carson will soon begin the erection of a modern dwelling on his vacant lot, south of the Caskey dwelling. ATTENTION COMRADES: In compliance with orders from Uie National ami Department headquar ters of the (irand Army of the He public, all survivors of the Union Army and their sons; of the Confed eratu Army and their sons, and the survivors of the Spanish-American War are rt'niiested to assemble at Ik';iil.ii:irlers on Sunday, May :!th, l'.H.'l, at In :i. m,, for the purpose of atlviidln divine worship at. the Evangelical church. The annual sor- moil will he delivered by Ho v. (5. V. Weldemler, and the church choir Is reiiiested to furnish tin- music for the occasion, and It Is hoped by the oriMtii.atlou that all of the church orKaulat Ions of the city will Join in the-o services. Ml comrades of the (irand Arm), the Confederate ami sons of thee veterans and Spaulsh-Aiiierlcan War veterans are rciiieted to assemble at Meyer Post Headquarters, at in a. m., I'rlil.iy, Max .M, lui.'l, and with llowers, proceed hi a body, to the cemetery, when- the ritual of the (irand Army will be observed and the (raves of the departed comrades Ihs decorated. At - p. m , on May .iiMh, they will re-as.eiuble at headquarters and pro ceed In a body to the Ihanellcal church, wheie the annual address will be delivered. Die following lailles are requested to net as a committee to rrcchc the llowers at tlmofllceol l S. Hostoek, on the mornltic; of May .'M, al nine o'clock, and to arrange them In suit able forms for decoration purposes: Mesdames ("has. Koock, Tout Curry, Ceo. Seeinan. V V.. Marklaud, II. II. Dawson, Kohrrt I'rye. Hobert Hatch, drrlcl; llauis.iv. Will Markt, Karl Coupfi. Win. 'rurnham: Missos (.'era Krye, lloitene I lunaii, Anna Curry, llonnle lireene. Mary Hosteller, lion nle lirnilhivk, Mary ook. All persons havhiu' Mowers to spare ate requested to send I hem to the ol tice.ir I' S. Itost.iek not l.n.-i than '.' a. ni.. May 'tuiiruili- .la ii Kliik' Is iisLneil to thf duty if iii:uMiik' all graves of deeeasi'd eomr.ules and wives of com lades. l I-'. AIoiiuan, l. I'. Iiiiuvns, c.itniuaudor. Adjutant. Al lent ion, Comrades. Ah ii, mm. .it V. ,er I'osi, (i. A. It., will pnasi' leiiiuiulier tlieli iiextlllect liiu' wl.i lie held Sntuiday, May I'l, UH.I, al J i. iii.,atthi-homuuf.ath:iii Smllh. I.i't thuro lieu fullaltendaui'e. Comiiiauder C. K. Munu uuilOlllcer of the Day, ('has. .1. Koock, Sous of Vet erans, will make the necessary ar raiiKcments for transportation. II. P. Moiiiian, Commander. Hone and Touch Ide PACHMANN says: Vaftuiftt $Jimtti Has a tone and touch LIKE MO OTHER. It Is a MAG NIFICENT INSTRUMENT. I play two recitals on It with less fatigue than one on any ether piano I have ever used." Wa iDTttalnspMtloD, comparlaoa and aipart erltleUm. Vouldering QUALITY they mt MOT COSTtT For Sale By CAREY B. BUNKER, Oregon, Mo.